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Richard M. Wynne Richard M. Wynne
Full Name: Richard M. "Dick" Wynne
Date of birth: June 2, 1844
Date of death: July 15, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Panola, Rusk, Shelby
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) "The regular democratic ticket, State and county, all elected," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature - 1/11/1881, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected" Senators who "approached the President's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WYNNE, RICHARD M. (1844-1912). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 110-112. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Richard M. Wynne, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Federal Relations  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Claims and Accounts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts (Chair) 
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment (Co-Chair) 
    State Indebtedness  
     

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