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Will D. Pace William Dent Pace
Full Name: William Dent "Will" Pace
Date of birth: January 26, 1892
Date of death: March 11, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   45th (2) (3)   Democrat Tyler / Smith Senate President Pro Tempore (45th)   Camp, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
S 7 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (4)   43rd (5)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Camp, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
(1) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(2) 45th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/12/1937. Senate Journal.
(3) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
(4) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(5) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 49th Legislature, R.S., SR 42, 3/12/1945, p. 344. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, June 1945, p. 320. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • William Dent Pace, birth date 1/26/1892, death date 3/11/1945, interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Will D. Pace, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will D. Pace, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will D. Pace, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will D. Pace, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Banking (Vice Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Game and Fish  
    Military Affairs  
    New London School Explosion  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Representative Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Auditing of State Highway Department  
    Cotton Export, Special  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Employment, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Military Affairs  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Portrait of Honorable Jesse Holman Jones, Special  
    Representative Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Vice Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Game and Fish  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Insurance  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debts (Chair) 
    Rio Grande Valley Hurricane Damage  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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