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Sheffy Mahan Sheffy Mahan
Full Name: James Sheffy Mahan

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 121 Jan 14, 1947 - Sep 4, 1947 50th (1)   Democrat Childress / Childress   Childress, Cottle, Hall, Motley

(1) "Sheffy Mahan to Resign as Representative," The Paduchah Post, 9/4/1947, p. 1, crediting Bicentennial City County Library. Mahan "has sent in his resignation to Governor Beauford Jester, it was announced this week. He left Wednesday for Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he will enter the insurance business." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Many Childress County Citizens Find Thoughts Turning to Political Future," 12/24/1953, pp. 1-2. Sheffy Mahan "has been a State Representative from this area and was a candidate for District Attorney last year." Childress Index.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Sheffy Mahan, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 

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