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Karyne Jones Conley Karyne Jones Conley
Full Name: Karyne Denise Conley
Other surnames: Jones,

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 120 Jan 10, 1995 - Jul 8, 1996 74th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 120 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 120 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 120 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Conley resignation letter, 7/8/1996. Governor George W. Bush.
(2) Ruth J. McClendon, in special election 11/5/1996, sworn 11/12/1996, succeeded Karyne J. Conley, resigned 7/8/1996. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 75th Legislature - McClendon oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
(4) 1996 November Special Election. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Mentioned in 74th Legislature, R.S., HCR 122, recognizing the 100th anniversary of the first female legislators. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 205. Black Women in Texas History, 2008.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Karyne Jones Conley, pp. 241-243. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Jones, Karyne Denise. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Karyne Jones Conley, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Karyne Jones Conley, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Karyne Jones Conley, 74th Legislature, Members of the 74th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Karyne Jones Conley, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Election Contest District 58, Select  
    House Administration  
    Regional Issues, House Joint  
    TNRCC Funding, House Joint  
    Urban Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services  
    Corrections Subcommittee on Oversight (Chair) 
    House Administration  
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Environment, Interim  
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    State, Federal, and International Relations  
    Urban Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Bishop College, Special Advisory  
    Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory  
    State, Federal and International Relations  

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