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Kay Bailey Kay Bailey
Full Name: Kathryn Ann "Kay" Bailey
Other surnames: Hutchison,

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 90 Jan 1, 1975 - Jul 9, 1976 64th (1)   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 90 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Brad Wright, in special election 8/14/1976, sworn 8/26/1976, succeeded Kathryn A. Bailey, resigned 7/9/1976. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 83rd Legislature, R.S., HR 2979. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • HUTCHISON, Kathryn Ann Bailey (Kay) (1943- ). Senator, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Kathryn A. (Kay) Bailey (Hutchison), pp. 158-161. First Republican woman elected to Texas House, first Republican woman elected to statewide office (state treasurer, elected 1990), first woman U.S. Senator from Texas. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Oral history interview available in Oral History Collection, University of North Texas.
  • Biographical sketch and photos, "Sitting Pretty," August 1994, pp. 80-83, 100-105. Texas Monthly.
  • Hutchison, Kathryn Ann Bailey. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Biography: in 1993, elected as the first woman to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. United States Senate.
  • Other Resources
  • Name while in Texas Legislature: Kathryn A. Bailey. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Kay Bailey, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kay Bailey, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Intergovernmental Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Ways and Means  
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Intergovernmental Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Revenue and Taxation Subcommittee on New Sources of Revenue (Vice Chair) 

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