Julien Capers Hyer

Full Name: Julien Capers Hyer
Date of birth: April 1, 1894
Date of death: March 23, 1974

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) "Fifteen State Senators Must Seek Re-Election in Summer", 1/3/1930, p. 2. Big Spring Daily Herald.
(2) "Texas' Only Woman Senator Introduces Resolution for Condemnation Mrs. Hoover," 6/18/1929, p. 9. "Senator Tom Love, Dallas, and Senator Julien C. Hyer, Fort Worth, democrats . . . " Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
(3) Julien C. Hyer, in special election 12/3/1928, sworn 41st Legislature, succeeded Robert A. Stuart, resigned 10/25/1928. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 41st Legislature - Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/8/1929, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Texan by Choice Was a Man of Diverse Interests," 5/22/2002. Born 1895, death date 3/25/1974. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/2/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Biographical sketch, Julien C. Hyer Lions Youth Camp, 1996.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Colonel, World War II service. Colonel Hyer was called to active duty from the Officers' Reserve in January 1941. He became judge advocate of the Fourth Army in July 1944. Dallas Morning News.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Civil Jurisprudence  
Commerce and Manufacture  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Educational Affairs  
Meridian College  
Military Affairs  
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Public Health  
Public Printing  
State Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
State Institutions and Departments (Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  

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