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Murray Watson, Jr.

Murray Watson, Jr.
Full Name: Murray Watson, Jr.
Birth date: May 14, 1932
Death date: July 24, 2018

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 62nd (3) Legislature
    1/12/1971 - 1/9/1973
    Democrat
  • Senate, 61st & 60th (2) Legislatures
    1/10/1967 - 1/12/1971
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 6/2/1969.
  • Senate, 59th & 58th (1) Legislatures
    1/8/1963 - 1/10/1967
    Democrat
  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
(1) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Murray and Greta Watson, Jr. Papers, Inclusive: 1956-1972, undated, Bulk: 1957-1972. Texas Collection, Baylor University .
  • Oral Memoirs of Murray Watson Jr. Baylor University Institute for Oral History, Baylor University .
  • Photo, Murray and Greta Watson with daughter Milicent at the Governor for a Day ceremony in July 1969. Research Ready: August 2014. Texas Collection, Baylor University .
  • Murray Watson, Jr., birth date 5/14/1932, death date 7/24/2018, obituary and photo, interment in Mart Cemetery, Mart, McLennan County. Find a Grave .

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