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Max Sherman Max Sherman
Full Name: Max Ray Sherman

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 11, 1977 - Sep 2, 1977 65th (1) (2)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   63rd (3) (4)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter Senate President Pro Tempore (63rd)   Armstrong, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (5)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Wheeler
(1) Robert D. Price, in special election 12/10/1977, took office 1/18/1978, succeeded Max R. Sherman, resigned 9/2/1977. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 12/10/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(3) 63rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 12/18/1973. Senate Journal.
(4) 63rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/10/1973, pp. 12-13. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(5) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., SR 153. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., SR 528. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 65th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 37. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Senate Biographies, 63rd Legislature, 1973.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. The Senators of Texas, 64th Session, 1975.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 10/31/2008, Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.
  • Sherman, Max Ray. Texas State Cemetery.
  • 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
  • Career as Dean of Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, "Max Sherman, Dean of LBJ Schools, to Retire," 9/27/1996. On Campus.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Max Sherman, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Max Sherman, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Max Sherman, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Max Sherman, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 62nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
    Natural Resources (Chair) 
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters  
    Natural Resources (Chair) 
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    Texas Constitution (Vice Chair) 
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters  
    Natural Resources (Chair) 
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    Surface Mining Operations, Interim (Chair) 
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Agriculture and Drought Disaster Relief, Special  
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Election Law Study (Vice Chair) 
    Environment  
    Environmental Affairs, Interim  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Medical Costs, Interim  
    Natural Resources  
    Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
    Parks and Recreation  
    Personnel Policy  
    Population Distribution, Interim (Chair) 
    Privacy  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    State Departments and Institutions Subcommittee on Construction of the Bauer House for the Chancellor at the University of Texas at Austin  
    Traffic Court System  
    Transportation  
    Unemployment Compensation and Workmen's Compensation Laws, Interim  
    Vacancy Laws  
    Water and Conservation  
     

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