Doss Hardin

Doss Hardin

Full Name: Doss Hardin
Date of birth: March 27, 1911
Date of death: March 29, 1984

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jul 23, 1938 - Sep 13, 1940 45th (3)   46th (1) (2)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan, Milam

(1) Hardin resigned 9/13/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 46th Legislature - Roll Call of Senators, holdover Senators "who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature," 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) Ross Hardin, in special election 7/23/1938, succeeded to unexpired term of William Newton, Sr., died 5/21/1938. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 46th Legislature, SR 50, and address of Senator Doss Hardin to fellow twins. Relatives: Doss Hardin and Ross Hardin - twin brothers. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and death notice, Doss Hardin, 3/31/1984, p. 42. Born in Prairie Hill 3/27/1911, served in the Texas Senate for Waco and adjoining counties in 1938, died 3/29/1984. "As a two-term state senator, Hardin and his brother, former state Rep. Ross Hardin, co-sponsored legislation that became the Texas Old Age Pension Act." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Doss Hardin, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Engrossed Bills  
Federal Relations  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Internal Improvements  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Institutions and Departments  

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