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Joe C. Hanna

Joe C. Hanna
Full Name: Joseph Currie Hanna
Birth date: May 19, 1920
Death date: July 26, 2003

Terms of Service

  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983
  • House, 66th Legislature
    1/9/1979 - 1/13/1981
  • House, 65th Legislature
    1/11/1977 - 1/9/1979
  • House, 64th Legislature
    1/14/1975 - 1/11/1977
  • House, 63rd Legislature
    1/9/1973 - 1/14/1975
  • House, 62nd Legislature
    1/12/1971 - 1/9/1973

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Given special 'Fiscal Responsibility Stops at the Wellhead' award. Best and Worst Legislators 1979.
  • Named one of the 'Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1973.


Other Resources

  • Joe C. Hanna, birth date 5/19/1920, death date 7/26/2003, burial in Breckenridge Cemetery, Breckenridge, Stephens County, includes photo and obituary. Find a Grave .
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant Senior Grade, World War II. "Hanna joined the US Navy when World War II broke out. He served as a fighter pilot, flying off carriers in the North Atlantic. He commanded the San Luis Obispo Naval Air Station with a rank of Lieutenant senior grade." Joe C. Hanna. Find a Grave .
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