Glenda Dawson

Glenda Dawson

Full Name: Glenda Miles Dawson
Date of birth: February 7, 1941
Date of death: September 12, 2006

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Elected but never sworn 80th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 29 Jan 11, 2005 - Sep 12, 2006 79th   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 29 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda

(1) Proclamation, 11/22/2006, Ordering special election in House District 29 on 12/19/2006 to serve unexpired term of Glenda Dawson. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Dawson's death occured too late for her name to be removed from the ballot, "4 vie for seat of late lawmaker," 11/28/2006. Houston Chronicle.
(3) Proclamation, 1/2/2007, Ordering special runoff election in House District 29 on 1/16/2007 to serve unexpired term of Glenda Dawson. Governor Rick Perry.
(4) Mike O'Day, in special election 12/19/2006, runoff 1/16/2007, sworn 1/24/2007, succeeded unexpired term of Glenda Dawson, elected in the general election 11/7/2006 but never sworn, died 9/12/2006. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-2019.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Gov. Perry Orders Flags at Half-Staff [on 9/15/2006] in Memory of Rep. Glenda Dawson, 9/14/2006. Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks at Glenda Dawson's Funeral Service, 9/15/2006. Governor Rick Perry.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

79th R.S. - 2005
Higher Education  
House Administration  
Medical Peer Review Process, Interim (Co-Chair) 
Public Health  
78th R.S. - 2003
House Administration  
Public Education  
Public Health  
Public School Finance, Select Subcommittee on Completion and Dropout Rates  

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