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Party affiliation - 55th Legislature

  Totals based on membership as of first day of the regular session, January 8, 1957

House of Representatives
Democrats in the House of Representatives[ 148 of 148 100%]
Louis H. Anderson
Lemuel Lawrence Armor
Ben Atwell
Robert W. Baker
Charles Lee Ballman
Raymond Arthur Bartram
Sam Howard Bass
Marshall Odom Bell
A.J. Bishop
John E. Blaine
H.J. 'Doc' Blanchard
Robert Lee Bowers
Stanley E. Boysen
Paul Brashear
Jessie Gordon Bristow
Jack Cook Bryan
Bob Bullock
Joseph Washington Burkett, Jr.
Douglas Bryan Byrd
Waggoner Carr
Joseph Norwin Chapman
William A. Cline
Edward Jacob Cloud
Criss Cole
Carl Calvin Conley
James Madison Cotten
Warren Clay Cowen
James Edward Cox
John Trimmier Morrison Cox
John Leake Crosthwait
James Cochrane Day
Eligio de la Garza
Brownrigg Hefferron Dewey
Virginia Elizabeth Duff
Louis Dugas
William Taylor Dungan
William Lawrence Ehrle
William Marshall Elliott
John Taylor Ellis, Jr.
Anthony Paul Fenoglio
Benjamin Butler Ferrell
George D. Ford
Wilson Foreman
Burnett Gordon Forsyth
Webster W. Glass
Benjamin Albert Glusing
Howard Lemuel Green
L. DeWitt Hale
D. Roy Harrington
W.S. 'Bill' Heatly
James McDonald Heflin
Charles Heitman
Joe Lee Hensley
Bill Hollowell
Dixon Wade Holman
Ligon L. Holstein
James Conrad Hooks
Jean Edmond Hosey
John Andrew Huebner
Reagan Russell Huffman
Earl Huffor
Charles Ervin Hughes
Robert Higgins Hughes
Maud Isaacks
Robert Clifton Jackson
Alonzo W. Jamison
Robert E. Johnson
Obie E. Jones
Thomas Roger Joseph
Moyne L. Kelly
Don Kennard
Harold Grant Kennedy
Rufus Underwood Kilpatrick
Homer Louis Koliba
Tony Korioth
Glenn Kothmann
Roy Truett Latimer
Oscar Manuel Laurel
John Ruskin Lee
Frank E. Mann
Amos Adair Martin
Calvin Terry Matthew
Abe Mulkey Mays, Jr.
George Washington McCoppin
Scott McDonald
Frank Bobbitt McGregor
Malcolm McGregor
Grainger Walter McIlhany
Carlton Moore
James Steele Moore
Robert Raymond Mullen
Menton J. Murray
Theodore Wade Myatt
William Thomas Oliver
Jesse M. Osborn
Harold Burton Parish
Samuel Holcroft Parsons
Robert Reeves Patterson
Maurice S. Pipkin
Joe Richard Pool
Paul Pressler
Herman Virgil Puckett
Velma L. Ramsey
Jack Richardson
Wesley Brownlee Roberts
Raymond Richard Russell
Jerry Sadler
Charles Lloyd Sandahl
Barefoot Sanders
Leroy Saul
Oswald Henry Schram
A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz
Walter Christian Schwartz
Frates Slick Seeligson
Ernest Everett Shackelford
James W. Shannon
Tommy Shannon
William Edward Shaw
Edward Hueber Sheridan
Hershel Carroll Sherrill
Richard C. Slack
Max Carlton Smith
Will L. Smith
Wade Fetzer Spilman
Theodore Buchanan Springer
Vernon Stewart
Cecil Storey
Robert Leo Strickland
William A. 'Bill' Stroman
Ben Doyle Sudderth
Robert Keltner Sutton
Reuben Daniel Talasek
Leslie C. Terrell
George Murat Thurmond
Byron M. Tunnell
James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman
John Bell Walling
Murray Watson, Jr.
Jack Dixon Welch
Bob Wheeler
Richard Crawford White
George Truett Wilson
James Edgar Wilson
Joseph Edwin Winfree
Samuel Emerald Wohlford
William Neal Woolsey
Herman R. Yezak
J.C. 'Zeke' Zbranek
 
 
Senate
Democrats in the Senate[ 31 of 31 100%]
A.M. Aikin, Jr.
Carlos Clinton Ashley
Searcy Bracewell
Floyd Francis Bradshaw
Neveille Colson
William Stoner Fly
Jep S. Fuller
Henry Barbosa Gonzalez
Dorsey B. Hardeman
Grady Hazlewood
Charles Herring
Hubert R. Hudson
Abraham Kazen
Culp Krueger
Wardlow William Lane
Ottis Elmer Lock
Crawford Collins Martin
George Clarence Moffett
William T. 'Bill' Moore
Frank Owen III
George Parkhouse
Jimmy Phillips
David Ratliff
Bruce Reagan
Ray Roberts
Andrew Jacob Rogers
Jarrard Secrest
Preston Smith
Rudolph Adolph Weinert
Doyle Willis
Bill D. Wood
 
 

Districts represented by more than one person
H District 6 Charles Heitman Democrat 01/08/1957 - 03/23/1957  
H District 6 Curtis George Goetz Democrat 05/09/1957 - 01/13/1959   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 29 James Edward Cox Democrat 01/08/1957 - 03/03/1957  
H District 29 Harold H. Coley Democrat 04/24/1957 - 01/13/1959   Not included in the statistics above.

Members not listed above
H District 33 R.H. 'Dick' Cory Democrat 01/21/1957 - 01/13/1959   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 25 Edgar Hutchins, Jr. Democrat 01/21/1957 - 01/13/1959   Not included in the statistics above.