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Jarrard Secrest Jarrard Secrest
Full Name: Jarrard Secrest
Date of birth: June 5, 1915
Date of death: July 12, 1966

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (1)   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell, McLennan, Milam
S 13 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 10, 1961 56th (2)   55th   Democrat Temple / Bell Senate President Pro Tempore (56th)   Bell, McLennan, Milam
S 13 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   53rd (3)   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell, McLennan, Milam
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1962 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(2) 56th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 5/18/1959; and Ad Interim 1st C.S., elected 6/16/1959. Senate Journal.
(3) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 78. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., SR 27. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 1966, p. 874. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • FBI, United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jarrard Secrest, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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
    Banking  
    Education  
    Election Law  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Fiscal System  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Banking (Chair) 
    General Investigating  
    Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    General Investigating  
    Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    State Planning Commission  
    Town and City Corporations  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Planning Commission  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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