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Eddie Cavazos

Eddie Cavazos
Full Name: Eddie Cavazos

Terms of Service

  • House, 73rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Legislature
    Elected but never sworn
    Democrat
  • House, 72nd Legislature
    1/8/1991 - 1/12/1993
    Democrat
  • House, 71st Legislature
    1/10/1989 - 1/8/1991
    Democrat
  • House, 70th Legislature
    1/13/1987 - 1/10/1989
    Democrat
  • House, 69th Legislature
    1/8/1985 - 1/13/1987
    Democrat
  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
    Democrat
(1) "Cavazos must move from state office," 2/3/1993. Chair of House Administrative Committee says Cavazos not a member of the 73rd Legislature since he did not take the oath of office. Corpus Christi Caller-Times .
(2) Texas Employment Commission appointment letters, 2/10/1993 and 2/18/1993. Governor Ann W. Richards .
(3) 73rd Legislature - Roll of Members-Elect, 1/12/1993, p. 3. House Journal .
(4) Vilma Luna, in special election 5/1/1993, sworn 5/4/1993, succeeded to unexpired term of Eddie Cavazos, did not take oath of office. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) 73rd Legislature - Cavazos elected, but never sworn. Declined to qualify. Appointed to Texas Employment Commission. Confirmed 2/18/1993; sworn at TEC 2/23/1993. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators 1947.
(6) 73rd Legislature - V. Luna oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order .
(7) State Representative, District 33, April 3, 1993 and May 1, 1993. Texas Secretary of State - Statement of Canvass for Special Election 1992.
(8) 1992 General Election held 11/3/1992. Cavazos elected State Representative for District 33. Texas Secretary of State - Texas Official General Election Returns [Including Primary] 1936.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Hispanic Lawmakers Stall Bill," 2/18/1993, "Cavazos is Hispanic." Dallas Morning News .
  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. In 1987 formed Mexican American Legislative Policy Council with Al Luna of Houston; Chair of Mexican American Legislative Caucus in 1991. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Cavazos, Eddie. Texas State Cemetery .
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