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J.D. Parnell John Dwyght Parnell
Full Name: John Dwyght Parnell
Date of birth: June 17, 1891
Date of death: June 10, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
H 101 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Vernon / Wilbarger   Wichita, Wilbarger
(1) 39th Legislature - 1/13/1925, p. 1, shows all 31 Senators were elected on 11/4/1924. Senate Journal.
(2) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Death notice, J.D. Parnell, former state senator, 6/12/1957, p. 12. Austin American-Statesman.
  • John Dwyght Parnell, birth date 6/17/1891, death date 6/10/1957, interment in Chico Cemetery, Chico, Wise County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.D. Parnell, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.D. Parnell, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Contingent Expense  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925) (Vice Chair) 
    Sale of State Property, Investigate (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Song, Investigate  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Commerce and Manufactures (Vice Chair) 
    Goodnight Ranch Visit  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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