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Ernestine Glossbrenner

Ernestine Glossbrenner
Full Name: Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner
Birth date: November 1, 1932
Death date: May 20, 2012

Terms of Service

  • 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
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983
    Democrat
  • House, 66th Legislature
    1/9/1979 - 1/13/1981
    Democrat
  • House, 65th Legislature
    1/11/1977 - 1/9/1979
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1991.
  • Awarded 'Most Moving Speech'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner, pp. 193-197. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • Obituary, "Former State Rep. Ernestine Glossbrenner Dead at 79," 5/20/2012; Funeral arrangements, "Glossbrenner to be Buried in Texas State Cemetery," 5/21/2012. Corpus Christi Caller-Times . Funeral arrangements Obituary
  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Interview with Ernestine Glossbrenner, pp. 5-6, January 15, 1993. Texas Observer .
  • Glossbrenner, Ernestine Viola. Texas State Cemetery .
  • Biographical note, "A Guide to the Ernestine Glossbrenner papers, 1948-1996." University of Texas at San Antonio Library 2004.

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