R.M. Wynne

Richard M. Wynne

Full Name: Richard M. "Dick" Wynne
Date of birth: June 2, 1844
Date of death: July 15, 1912

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Panola, Rusk, Shelby

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) "The regular democratic ticket, State and county, all elected," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches


  • Photograph. R.M. Wynne, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
Public Claims and Accounts  
Senatorial and Representative Districts (Chair) 
Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment (Co-Chair) 
State Indebtedness  

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