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J.P. Word

J.P. Word
Full Name: James Powell Word
Birth date: June 24, 1929
Death date: October 12, 2009

Terms of Service

(1) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1966 due to redistricting. Reapportionment of Senate districts occurred in the 59th Legislature, Regular Session (1965), ch. 324 (SB 547). Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators .
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance 2011.
  • Memorial, December 2009, p. 959. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Word, James Powell. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Army, Korean War. "He served with the United States Army in Korea in the 302nd Military Intelligence Corps from 1950 to 1953." Texas State Cemetery .

Committee Information

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