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Thomas M. 'Tom' Andrews Thomas M. 'Tom' Andrews
Full Name: Thomas M. "Tom" Andrews
Date of birth: December 22, 1930
Date of death: April 5, 2012

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 10, 1961 - Nov 23, 1962 57th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Aransas Pass / San Patricio   Aransas, Refugio, San Patricio
(1) "Senators get no assurance on early pay" discusses the question of when newly-elected members of the legislature may qualify for office. States 23 unnamed representatives planned to take the oath early and begin drawing their salaries, 11/23/1962. Dallas News.
(2) Opinion WW-1476 dated 11/15/1962 addresses terms of office for members of the House of Representatives. Newly-elected members may qualify for office and be entitled to a salary on the date the canvassing of the General Election returns is complete. Attorney General of Texas.
(3) "Wilson opinion awaited on exact end of terms" reports "a legislator can hold office until his successor has qualified or until 'the first of the year. . .'" State canvassing board to certify results of November election on 11/23/1962. Dallas News.
(4) Seniority list for the 68th Legislature shows Leroy Wieting took the oath of office for the 58th Legislature early—on 11/23/1962. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Photo and memorial, October 2012, p. 728. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas M. 'Tom' Andrews, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
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