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Senate Committee on Rio Grande Valley Hurricane Damage - 43rd R.S. (1933)

Committee Members
John W.E.H. Beck
Thomas Jefferson Holbrook
Welly Kennon Hopkins
William Marvin Martin
William Dent Pace
Archie Parr
Albert Stone
Walter Calisto Woodward
Public members
Ernest E. Witt
  • Go to the Rio Grande Valley counties of Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy and to Aransas Pass to assess damage caused by hurricane of September 4-5, 1933.*

Appointed by Lieutenant Governor pursuant to SR 5 by Parr with Lieutenant Governor named committee member in resolution. SR 7 by Blackert expanded committee's charge to assess damage at Aransas Pass. Final report limited to Rio Grande Valley damage assessment as train schedule did not permit visiting both locations. Lt. Gov. Witt, along with Sen. Parr, Hopkins, Martin, Pace, and Stone signed report. Sen. Woodward, Holbrook, and Beck did not sign report. No resignations and/or subsequent appointments to committee located in Journal.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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