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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 United States Social Security Death Index .
  • Wardlow W. Lane (1901-1988), grave marker "Texas State Senator 1943-1963," burial in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County. Find a Grave .
  • Candidate for Shelby County Attorney in 1930 and District Attorney of the 123rd Judicial District of Texas comprising Panola and Shelby counties in 1934. "Wardlow Lane is Candidate for County Attorney," Timpson Weekly Times, 1/3/1930, p. 5; "Center Man for Dist. Attorney," with photo, Carthage Panola Watchman, 1/11/1934, pp. 1, 4. NewspaperARCHIVE.com .
  • Memorial, September 1989, p. 969. Texas Bar Journal .

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