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Price Daniel, Sr.

Price Daniel
Full Name: Marion Price Daniel, Sr.
Birth date: October 10, 1910
Death date: August 25, 1988

Terms of Service

  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • United States Army, Private. "Pvt. Daniel Slipped One Over on the Boys," 8/22/1943, p. 11. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Photo and biographical sketch, "Marion Price Daniel, Sr., Public Citizen," p. 111. Austin Lawyers: A Legacy of Leadership and Service 2005.
  • DANIEL, Marion Price (1910-1988). Senator, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress .
  • DANIEL, MARION PRICE, JR. (1941-1981). Relatives: Marion Price Daniel, Sr. - father; Marion Price Daniel, Jr. - son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • DANIEL, MARION PRICE, SR. (1910-1988). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • United States Army, Captain, World War II. " . . . Daniel earned the respect of his colleagues and in early 1943 was unanimously elected speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. After serving one term in that office he enlisted in the army as a private and the following year graduated from officers' candidate school in Lexington, Virginia, as a judge advocate general. He was discharged from the army in May 1946 with the rank of captain, after having served in the Pacific and Japan." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Relatives: William Partlow Daniel - brother; Marion Price Daniel, Sr. - brother. Relatives: William Partlow Daniel - uncle; Marion Price Daniel, Jr. - nephew, "'Gov. Bill' Daniel, benefactor," 5/20/2006, p. B6. Houston Chronicle .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Marion Price Daniel, Sr., Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1971-1978. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2004.
  • Governor of Texas 1957-1963. Legislative Reference Library, Governors of Texas, 1846-present .
  • Oral history interviews available in Oral History Collection, University of North Texas .
  • 57th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Marion Price Daniel. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Memorial, February 1989, p. 249. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Biography in LRL collection, 923.2764 D224M 2002. Texas Giant: The Life of Price Daniel 2002.
  • Photographs and biographical sketch. The Texas Senator 1978.
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