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George Clarence Moffett

George Moffett
Full Name: George Clarence "Cotton" Moffett
Birth date: November 20, 1895
Death date: January 4, 1972

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 58th (2) Legislature
    1/8/1963 - 1/12/1965
    Democrat
  • Senate, 57th (6) Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
  • Senate, 56th & 55th Legislatures
    1/8/1957 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • Senate, 54th & 53rd (3) Legislatures
    1/13/1953 - 1/8/1957
    Democrat
  • Senate, 52nd (5) Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • Senate, 51st & 50th Legislatures
    1/14/1947 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • Senate, 49th & 48th Legislatures
    1/12/1943 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/9/1945.
  • Senate, 47th & 46th (4) Legislatures
    1/10/1939 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .
(2) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(3) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(4) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, p. 2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators-Elect." Senate Journal .
(5) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators .
(6) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1962 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators .

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