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Kyle L. Janek

Kyle Janek
Full Name: Kyle Lee Janek

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 80th (1) (2) (5) Legislature
    1/9/2007 - 6/2/2008
    Republican
  • Senate, 79th & 78th (4) Legislatures
    1/14/2003 - 1/9/2007
    Republican
  • Senate, 77th (3) (6) Legislature
    11/19/2002 - 1/14/2003
    Republican
  • House, 77th (3) (6) Legislature
    1/9/2001 - 11/19/2002
    Republican
  • House, 76th Legislature
    1/12/1999 - 1/9/2001
    Republican
  • House, 75th Legislature
    1/14/1997 - 1/12/1999
    Republican
  • House, 74th Legislature
    1/10/1995 - 1/14/1997
    Republican
(1) Proclamations, 6/2/2008 and 11/17/2008, Ordering special election on 11/4/2008 and runoff on 12/16/2008 in Senate District 17 to serve unexpired term of Kyle Janek. Governor Rick Perry .
(2) Janek resignation letter dated 5/28/2008, effective 6/2/2008. Governor Rick Perry .
(3) Kyle Janek, in special election 11/5/2002, sworn 11/19/2002, succeeded James E. ["Buster"] Brown, resigned 8/29/2002. House note: Janek, sworn 11/19/2002, as senator, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) 78th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/2003, SR 7, pp. 15-16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(5) Joan Huffman, in special election 11/4/2008, runoff 12/16/2008, sworn 12/16/2008, succeeded unexpired term of Kyle Janek, resigned effective 6/2/2008. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-2019 .
(6) Janek oath of office 11/19/2002. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Profile of the Senator's father, Eddie Janek: "Operation Crossroads: Veteran Witnesses Atomic Blasts," May 2009. County Progress; the Business Magazine for County Officials .
  • Appointed Executive Commissioner, Texas Health and Human Services Commission by Governor Rick Perry, 7/30/2012. "Gov. Perry Announces Janek and Traylor to Lead New Leadership Team at HHSC," Appointment letter, effective 9/1/2012. Governor Rick Perry .
  • Biography and photo, "Senator Kyle Janek Joins Institute Advisory Board," Volume XVI, Number 2, February 2003, p. 1. Health Law News .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, former Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek. Texas Health and Human Services Commission .
  • Biographical sketch, 77th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives .
  • Biographical sketch and photos, "A Doctor in the House: Freshman Rep Kyle Janek, MD, Juggles Medical Practice, Politics," by Ken Ortolon, Volume 91, Number 6, June 1995, pp. 17-21. Texas Medicine .
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 78th Legislative Session 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 79th Legislative Session 2005.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 80th Legislative Session 2007.
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