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Durwood Manford

Thomas Durwood Manford, Jr.
Full Name: Thomas Durwood Manford, Jr.
Birth date: March 13, 1917
Death date: March 24, 1988

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
    Speaker
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat
  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Photograph, Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process 1950.
  • Describes Speaker Manford's involvement in the political and legislative processes through which the Gilmer-Aikins bills became law. Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process 1950.
  • 60th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Durwood Manford. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Memorial, December 1988, p. 1177. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood. Texas State Cemetery .
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