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Doss Hardin Doss Hardin
Full Name: Doss Hardin
Date of birth: March 27, 1911
Date of death: March 29, 1984

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jul 23, 1938 - Sep 13, 1940 46th (1) (2)   45th (3)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan, Milam
(1) Hardin resigned 9/13/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(3) Ross Hardin, in special election 7/23/1938, succeeded to unexpired term of William Newton, Sr., died 5/21/1938. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 46th Legislature, SR 50, and address of Senator Doss Hardin to fellow twins. Relatives: Doss Hardin and Ross Hardin - twin brothers. Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Died 3/29/1984. Card File.
  • Doss Hardin, birth date 3/27/1911, death date 3/29/1984, interment in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Doss Hardin, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Internal Improvements  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Institutions and Departments  

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