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Crawford Martin Crawford Collins Martin
Full Name: Crawford Collins Martin
Date of birth: March 13, 1916
Date of death: December 29, 1972

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (1)   56th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Ellis, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
S 12 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   54th (2)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill Senate President Pro Tempore (54th)   Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Ellis, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
S 12 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (3)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Ellis, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
S 12 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   51st   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Ellis, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
(1) 57th Legislature - shows Martin served in the 48th-57th Senate; Senate Journal shows 51st-57th. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) 54th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/11/1955. Senate Journal.
(3) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., SR 184. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., SR 180-181. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., HSR 303. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 253. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 63rd Legislature, R.S., HCR 21. Relatives: Will M. Martin - father, Crawford C. Martin - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • MARTIN, CRAWFORD COLLINS (1916-1972). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, February 1973, p. 155. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Martin, Crawford Collins. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Coast Guard, World War II. Memorial, February 1973, p. 155. Texas Bar Journal.
  • United States Coast Guard. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Crawford Martin, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Allocate Space in Capitol for Two Houses  
    Banking  
    Conservation of Paintings  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Monument for Andrew Jackson Houston in State Cemetery  
    Nominations  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Aged (Chair) 
    Assignment, Special (Chair) 
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Aged Citizens (Chair) 
    Archives, Texas Employment Commission, and Insurance Buildings  
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Fiscal Aspects of State Government, Advisory (Texas Research League / Texas Legislative Council)  
    Industrial and Occupational Safety Commission  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Nominations (Vice Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Congressional Districts (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    General Investigating  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Rules  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts (Chair) 
    Corporation Laws Revision, Special  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special (Chair) 
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure  
    State Affairs  
    State Parks System in Regard to Equal Facilities for Whites and Negroes, Special  
    Town and City Corporations  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
     

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