Otis T. Dunagan

Otis Theodore Dunagan

Full Name: Otis Theodore Dunagan, Sr.
Date of birth: November 9, 1908
Date of death: February 2, 1983

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur
H 4 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Big Sandy / Upshur   Camp, Upshur

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Otis T. Dunagan, pp. 112-113. Birth date 11/9/1908. Mentioned, p. 77. A History of Upshur County, Texas, 1966.
  • Memorial, September 1983, p. 1057. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, Otis Theodore Dunagan, "Many Notables Included Among Bar Members of Smith County," 7/16/1950, p. 2B. District judge in Tyler; served in 43rd Legislature, "one of the youngest members of that group at the time. Judge Dunagan spent four years in the Legislature, during which time he authored the state's original driver's license law . . . " Tyler Courier-Times-Telegraph.

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Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Arrests of Certain Motor Vehicle Operators, Special  
Common Carriers  
Enrolled Bills  
Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
Public Health  
Revenue and Taxation  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Military Affairs  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
School Districts  

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