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Wayne Connally Wayne Connally
Full Name: Wayne Wright Connally
Date of birth: March 19, 1923
Date of death: December 20, 2000

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Floresville / Wilson Senate President Pro Tempore (62nd)   Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Goliad, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Refugio, Starr, Webb, Wilson, Zapata, Zavala
S 21 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   60th (2)   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Goliad, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Refugio, Starr, Webb, Wilson, Zapata, Zavala
H 58 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (3)   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, La Salle, McMullen, Wilson
(1) 62nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 3rd C.S., elected 7/7/1972; and 4th C.S., elected 9/18/1972. Senate Journal.
(2) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR 99. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., SR 452. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., SR 825. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, obituary, "Remembering Wayne Connally," speech by Hon. Ralph M. Hall of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, Thursday, 6/28/2001. Extensions of Remarks, 6/29/2001, p. E1253. Congressional Record.
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • Connally, Wayne Wright. Relatives: Wayne Connally and Governor John B. Connally - brothers. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • United States Army Air Corps. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Wayne Connally, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wayne Connally, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wayne Connally, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wayne Connally, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 60th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Agriculture and Drought Disaster Relief, Special  
    Agriculture and Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County, District and Urban Affairs  
    Horse Racing and Pari-mutuel Betting, Interim  
    Insurance  
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Natural Resources  
    Nominations  
    Parks and Wildlife (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Agricultural Land Assessment (Chair) 
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County, District, and Urban Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Education  
    Insurance  
    Natural Fibers and Textile Development  
    Parks and Recreation  
    Parks and Wildlife (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Taxation of Farm, Ranch and Forest Lands  
    Water and Conservation  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Counties, Cities, and Towns  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance (Vice Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Agriculture  
    Federal Relations  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Insurance  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Visit Certain Military Installations, Special  
     

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