Ernestine Glossbrenner

Ernestine Glossbrenner

Full Name: Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner
Date of birth: November 1, 1932
Date of death: May 20, 2012

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 58 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
H 58 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
H 58 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner, pp. 193-197. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Obituary, "Former State Rep. Ernestine Glossbrenner Dead at 79," 5/20/2012; Funeral arrangements, "Glossbrenner to be Buried in Texas State Cemetery," 5/21/2012. Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Funeral arrangements Obituary
  • Glossbrenner, Ernestine Viola. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Biographical note, "A Guide to the Ernestine Glossbrenner papers, 1948-1996." University of Texas at San Antonio Library, 2004.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Interview with Ernestine Glossbrenner, pp. 5-6, January 15, 1993. Texas Observer.

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1991.
  • Awarded 'Most Moving Speech'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

72nd R.S. - 1991
Elections  
Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Public Education (Chair) 
71st R.S. - 1989
Election Contest District 129, Special  
Elections  
Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
House Research Organization Steering Committee  
Job Training Partnership Act Monitoring  
Proprietary Schools, Interim  
Public Education (Chair) 
Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
70th R.S. - 1987
Elections (Chair) 
High School Dropouts, Special (Co-Chair) 
House Research Organization Steering Committee  
Public Education  
69th R.S. - 1985
Advisory Committee to Study Viable Alternatives to the House Study Group (Chair) 
Business and Commerce  
Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Construction Trench Safety (Chair) 
House Research Organization Steering Committee (Chair) 
Public Education (Vice Chair) 
Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
68th R.S. - 1983
Business and Commerce  
Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Farmworker Insurance  
Public Education (Vice Chair) 
67th R.S. - 1981
Business and Industry  
Business and Industry Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Public Education  
Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Rules (Vice Chair) 
Teenage Pregnancy, Select  
66th R.S. - 1979
Business and Industry  
Business and Industry Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
Privileges and Elections, Special  
Public Education (Vice Chair) 
65th R.S. - 1977
Business and Industry  
Business and Industry Subcommittee on Industrial Development  
Health and Welfare  
Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Aging (Vice Chair) 
Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters - Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
Minority Business Enterprises, Select  

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