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John H. Poerner John H. Poerner
Full Name: John Henry Poerner

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd (1)   Democrat Hondo / Medina   Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Frio, Hays, Kendall, Medina
H 49 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (2)   Democrat Hondo / Medina   Dimmit, Frio, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
H 49 Mar 4, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Republican Hondo / Medina   Frio, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
(1) 63rd Legislature - Democrat. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(2) 62nd Legislature - Democrat. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(3) John Poerner, in special runoff election 2/27/1969, sworn 3/4/1969, succeeded David C. Howard, died 1/14/1969. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Republican John Poerner changed party to Independent after the election. Republicans and Other Non-Democrats in the Texas Legislature.
(5) Poerner referred to as Republican. "Texas GOP Chief Hails Poerner Win," 3/1/1969. San Antonio Express-News.
(6) Party listed as Independent on member card; original listing as Republican marked through. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office.
(7) 61st Legislature - Independent. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(8) 61st Legislature - Independent. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Mailing Addresses, House of Representatives, 56th, 59th-61st Legislatures, 1958.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas.
  • Poerner, John Henry. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John H. Poerner, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John H. Poerner, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John H. Poerner, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Agriculture and Livestock Subcommittee on Shortages of Agricultural Equipment and Chemicals  
    Animal Health Commission  
    Constitutional Convention Planning  
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on General Education (Chair) 
    Education Subcommittee on Vocational-Technical Training  
    Transportation  
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Agriculture and Drought Disaster Relief, Special  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Degree Plans  
    Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Parks and Wildlife  
    State Affairs  
    Vegetable Marketing, Interim (Chair) 
    Vocational-Technical Education, Interim  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Aeronautics  
    Counties  
    Highways and Roads  
    Insurance  
    School Districts  
     

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