Elmore J. Blackert

Full Name: Elmore J. "Elmo" Blackert
Date of birth: September 11, 1891
Date of death: March 24, 1979

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 12, 1937 43rd (2)   44th (1)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wilson

(1) 44th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/8/1935, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(2) 43rd Legislature - Roll Call of New Senators and Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Article and photo, "Senator Blackert New U.T. Regent," 11/29/1936. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Elmore J. Blackert, death date 3/24/1979 in Victoria, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Elmore Blackert, birth date 9/11/1891, death date March 1979, Victoria County, Texas. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • E.J. Blackert; Daily Texan, "Governor Re-Names Waggener, Weinert to Board of Regents; Blackert Succeeds Scott"; Alcalde, "Governor Names Regents." Former Regents of The University of Texas System.
  • Elmo J. Blackert, Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Nominations of the Governor (Vice Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Senatorial Districts  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Aransas Pass Hurricane Damage  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Commerce and Manufacturing (Chair) 
Congressional Districts  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
Insurance (Vice Chair) 
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Public Debts  
Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.