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Wardlow William Lane

Wardlow Lane
Full Name: Wardlow William Lane
Birth date: October 20, 1901
Death date: February 8, 1988

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 57th & 56th Legislatures
    1/13/1959 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
  • Senate, 55th & 54th Legislatures
    1/11/1955 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
  • Senate, 53rd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
    Democrat
  • Senate, 52nd (2) Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • Senate, 51st & 50th Legislatures
    1/14/1947 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 1st C.S., elected 3/1/1950.
  • Senate, 49th & 48th Legislatures
    1/12/1943 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
(1) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 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

  • Wardlow W. Lane, birth date 10/20/1901, death date 2/8/1988. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index .
  • Wardlow W. Lane (1901-1988), grave marker "Texas State Senator 1943-1963," interment in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County. Find a Grave .
  • Memorial, September 1989, p. 969. Texas Bar Journal .

Committee Information

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