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Houghton Brownlee Houghton Brownlee
Full Name: John Houghton Brownlee
Date of birth: May 14, 1887
Date of death: June 24, 1963

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   47th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
S 20 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   45th (2)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
(1) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(2) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • John Houghton Brownlee, birth date 5/14/1887, death date 6/24/1963, interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burnet, Burnet County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Houghton Brownlee, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Houghton Brownlee, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Houghton Brownlee, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Houghton Brownlee, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, Investigation, Special  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Feed Shortage, Investigation, Special (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Investigating, Special (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Agriculture  
    Capitol Planning Commission  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Fireproofing Capitol, Special  
    General Investigating, Special  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Agriculture  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Investment of Permanent School Fund for State Building, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Insurance (Vice Chair) 
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Health  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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