Pat F. Dunn

Patrick Francis Dunn

Full Name: Patrick Francis Dunn
Date of birth: October 10, 1858
Date of death: March 25, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 76 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Duval, Jim Wells, Nueces
H 76 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Duval, Jim Wells, Nueces
H 94 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Aransas, Duval, Nueces, San Patricio

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo, biographical sketch, and history of the Dunn Ranch, Padre Island National Seashore. National Park Service.

Other Resources

  • "'You're A Hard Looker,' Padre Island Duke's Greeting to Garner When They Met in 1902, but They Formed Friendship of a Lifetime," 6/4/1939, p. 4. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • "Dunn Disliked Roping on his Island Ranch," second of three columns on the life of Pat Dunn, the Duke of Padre Island, by Murphy Givens, 10/5/2005. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • "Padre Island was a Unique Cattle Ranch," first of three columns on the life of Pat Dunn, the Duke of Padre Island, by Murphy Givens, 9/28/2005. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • "Padre's Seaside Roundup Unique," 8/29/1965, p. 8C. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • "The 'Duke' Regretted Selling Padre Island," third of three columns on the life of Pat Dunn, the Duke of Padre Island, by Murphy Givens, 10/12/2005. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Patrick F. Dunn, birth date 10/10/1858 in Nueces County; death date 3/25/1937 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County; retired rancher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Pat F. Dunn (1858-1937), photos, burial in Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Corpus Christi, Nueces County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in article on Pat Dunn County. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Death notice, "Pat Dunn, 79, Succumbs," 3/28/1937, p. 5. Laredo Times.
  • Mentioned in "History of Human Activity on Padre Island." National Park Service.
  • Historical marker, Pat Dunn Ranch, Corpus Christi, Nueces County. Patrick Francis Dunn. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Pat F. Dunn, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat F. Dunn, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. P.F. Dunn, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts  
Counties  
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Congressional Districts  
Counties  
Game and Fisheries (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Revenue and Taxation  
Senatorial Districts  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Commerce and Manufactures  
Common Carriers  
Counties  
Game and Fisheries  
Irrigation  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 

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