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William Otey Reed

William Otey Reed
Full Name: William Otey Reed
Birth date: May 12, 1902
Death date: October 28, 1969

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat
    Speaker
  • 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
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .
(2) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Speaker's Office Now a Prize Plum," 9/15/1980. Dallas Morning News .
  • 59th Speaker of the House of Representatives: William Otey Reed. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Memorial, January 1970, p. 67. Texas Bar Journal .
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