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Gordon Milton Burns

Gordon Burns
Full Name: Gordon Milton Burns
Birth date: June 12, 1904
Death date: July 31, 1951

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 46th (5) & 45th (4) Legislatures
    1/12/1937 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • Senate, 44th (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/4/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    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) In Senate, Gordon Burns, in special election 12/22/1934, sworn 1/8/1935, succeeded to unexpired term of Nat Patton of the 43rd Legislature, resigned 11/11/1934. In House, Andrew T. McKinney, Jr., in special election 1/26/1935, sworn 1/30/1935, succeeded Gordon M. Burns, resigned 1/4/1935. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal .
(5) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Report of House Committee on Alleged Assault on Representative Burns, Investigate, Special - 43rd R.S. (1933). House Journal .
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., SR 233. Birth date 6/12/1903, death date 7/31/1951. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Gordon Milton Burns, birth date 6/12/1904, death date 7/31/1951, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave .
  • Memorial, November 1951, p. 657. Birth date 6/12/1904, death date 7/31/1951. Texas Bar Journal .
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