Amando F. Canales

Amando F. Canales

Full Name: Amando Felipe Canales
Date of birth: February 5, 1921
Date of death: July 15, 1987

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat San Diego / Duval   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
H 70 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat San Diego / Duval   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr

(1) Sworn 11/19/1962. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Amando Felipe Canales, birth date 2/5/1921, residence in Premont, Texas, student, Houston Aeronautical Trade School, Houston. Andres C. Canales in Premont, Texas, listed as contact. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  • Relatives of Representative Terry Canales: José Tomás Canales - Great Uncle; Terry Andres Canales - Father (Son of Praxedis Canales); Amando F. Canales - Cousin (Son of Andres Cavazos Canales); Gabi Canales - Sister.
  • Obituary, Amando F. Canales, "Former Representative Canales Dies at 66," Duval County Picture, 7/15/1987, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch included in Tejano Struggle for Representation, 2004.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Regulation  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
58th R.S. - 1963
Constitutional Amendments  
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Regulation  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  

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