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Pink L. Parrish Pinkney L. Parrish
Full Name: Pinkney L. "Pink" Parrish
Date of birth: August 13, 1881
Date of death: April 10, 1939

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd (1)   41st (2) (3)   Democrat Lubbock / Lubbock Senate President Pro Tempore (41st)   Andrews, Bailey, Borden, Cochran, Cottle, Crosby, Dawson, Dickens, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Howard, Kent, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Motley, Stonewall, Terry, Yoakum
(1) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 41st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 2nd C.S., elected 6/3/1929. Senate Journal.
(3) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., HSR 220, 4/10/1939, p. 1909. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., SR 60, 4/11/1939, p. 1031. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 55th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 9. Gives birth year of 1906. Relatives: Sterling J. Parrish - son; Pinkney L. Parrish - father. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biography of his father, John B. Parrish, "Civil War, 34th Texas Cavalry, CSA, Biographies," TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 4/11/1939, Dallas Morning News.
  • Mentioned in TEXAS IN THE 1920s. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Pink L. Parrish,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pink L. Parrish,42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional Districts (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Nominations By Governor  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    Representative Districts  
    State Institutions and Departments (Vice Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Fee System (Chair) 
    Finance (Vice Chair) 
    Highway Department, Investigate  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage (Vice Chair) 
    Nominations By Governor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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