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Jack Strong Jack Strong
Full Name: Jack Boynton Strong
Date of birth: February 18, 1930
Date of death: July 28, 2015

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   60th (1)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Panola, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
S 2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (2)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
S 2 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (3)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
(1) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1966 due to redistricting. Reapportionment of Senate districts occurred in the 59th Legislature, Regular Session (1965), ch. 324 (SB 547). Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(3) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., SR 145. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, R.S., SR 913. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2017.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, 9/4/2011. Texas Bank and Trust.
  • Other Resources
  • Jack Boynton Strong, birth date 2/18/1930, death date 7/28/2015, photo, obituary, interment in Strong Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 7/30/2015. Longview News-Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jack Strong, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Strong, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Strong, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Strong, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 58th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Drug Study (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance Holding Company and Mortgage Loan (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Motion Picture Theater Industry  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Rules  
    Rules of the Senate  
    State Affairs  
    Tort Claims Act  
    Water and Conservation  
    Youth Affairs  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Claims (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Insurance  
    Insurance Investigation, Hospital, Health and Accident Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    Slums and Slum Clearance (Chair) 
    Water and Conservation  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Claims  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    State and Local Tax Policy  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Claims (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Insurance  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    State and Local Tax Policy  
    State Departments and Institutions  
     

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