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E.L.Short E.L. Short
Full Name: E. L. Short
Date of birth: October 2, 1925
Date of death: June 24, 2015

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   66th   Democrat Tahoka / Lynn   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Garza, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Terry, Yoakum
H 77 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Tahoka / Lynn   Andrews, Gaines, Hockley, Lynn, Martin, Terry, Yoakum
H 77 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Tahoka / Lynn   Andrews, Gaines, Hockley, Lynn, Martin, Terry, Yoakum
H 73 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Tahoka / Lynn   Andrews, Dawson, Gaines, Lynn, Martin, Yoakum
H 73 Aug 11, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st (1) (2)   Democrat Tahoka / Lynn   Andrews, Dawson, Gaines, Lynn, Martin, Yoakum
(1) E.L. Short, in special runoff election 8/5/1969, sworn 8/11/1969, succeeded Randall G. Pendleton, resigned 6/30/1969. First session was 61st 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 7/22/1969, runoff 8/5/1969. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HSR 43. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 63rd Legislature, R.S., HSR 71. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2017.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 66th Legislature, 1979.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 67th Legislature, 1981.
  • Short, E.L. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, World War II. Texas State Cemetery.
  • United States Navy. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1981.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E. L. Short, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E. L. Short, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E. L. Short, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L.Short, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 66th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 67th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Education  
    Finance  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water (Chair) 
    Public Servant Standards of Conduct Advisory, Special  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Administration  
    Administration Subcommittee on Rules  
    Gasohol, Special  
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water (Chair) 
    State Artist Selection, Special  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Intergovernmental Affairs (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Textile Industry Development (Chair) 
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Agriculture and Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Agriculture and Livestock Subcommittee on the Marketing of Food and Meat Products and Contracting of Cotton and Grain (Chair) 
    Animal Health Commission  
    Intergovernmental Affairs  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Military and Veteran Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on the Operations and Administration of the Texas Cosmetology Commission  
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Business and Marketing Affairs  
    Counties  
    County Government  
    Livestock  
    Oil and Gas Regulation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Education Financing  
    State Affairs  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Agricultural Land Assessment  
    County Government  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Taxation of Farm, Ranch and Forest Lands  
    Urban Affairs  
     

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