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8th Regular Session
November 7, 1859 - February 13, 1860

Leadership*

Governor: Hardin R. Runnels -  Vetoes

Governor: Sam Houston -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Edward Clark

Speaker(s) of the House: Marion DeKalb Taylor 

*Reflects outgoing service of Governor and Lieutenant Governor between beginning of legislative session and swearing in of the new Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 8th Regular Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.