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Welly Kennon Hopkins

W.K. Hopkins
Full Name: Welly Kennon Hopkins
Birth date: September 3, 1898
Death date: February 27, 1994

Terms of Service

(1) Rudolph A. Weinert, in special election 3/20/1936, sworn 9/28/1936, succeeded Welly K. Hopkins, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Media .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 74th Legislature, R.S., HR 1059. Memorializing 35 members who died in the past two years. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, 3/3/1994. "Died this week" at age 95. Austin American-Statesman .
  • Died 3/1994. Card File .
  • Genealogical record for Welly Kennon Hopkins, Cason Family Homepage 2003.
  • Biographical sketch, 2/16/1929, p. 6. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
  • "Tribute to the late Welly K. Hopkins" by the Honorable J.J. Pickle. Congressional Record, 3/1/1994. THOMAS, U. S. Congress .
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