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Keith F. Kelly Keith Franklin Kelly
Full Name: Keith Franklin Kelly
Date of birth: June 10, 1914
Date of death: July 5, 1987

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
S 28 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   50th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 70th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 78. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., SR 668. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, June 1988, p. 645. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy. Military grave marker, Keith F. Kelly. Find a Grave.
  • United States Navy, World War II. 70th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 78. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • United States Navy. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • Keith Franklin Kelly, birth date 6/10/1914 in Joshua, Johnson County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Keith F. Kelly, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Keith F. Kelly, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Keith F. Kelly, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 50th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Aeronautics  
    Banking  
    Commerce and Manufacturing (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Aeronautics  
    Banking (Chair) 
    Election Laws Study, Special  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Insurance Code  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Aeronautics (Vice Chair) 
    Banking  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
     

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