John E. Blaine

John E. Blaine

Full Name: John Edward "Ned" Blaine
Date of birth: October 2, 1888
Date of death: December 6, 1973

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 67-2 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 67-2 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 74-2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 74-2 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-2 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-2 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-2 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-2 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, World War I. John E. Blaine, born circa 1889 in Argentine, Kansas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • John Edward Blaine, birth date 10/2/1888 in Argentine, Kansas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • United States Cavalry, Major, World War I; United States Army, Colonel, World War II. "After graduating from Temple Business College he became a major in the cavalry during World War I and served with the 128th and 2nd Cavalry Brigades. Afterwards, and before World War II, he had a successful career as director of public relations for Texas Power and Light Company in Dallas . . . In 1942, he reentered the army as captain and served as provost marshal at Camp Hulen before being assigned to Fort Bliss in 1943 as director of security and provost marshal. His obvious capabilities earned him the rank of colonel before his retirement in 1946." 63rd Legislature, 1st C.S., HCR 8. Resolutions - Memorial.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

61st R.S. - 1969
House Administration  
Liquor Regulation (Chair) 
Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Military Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation  
Rules of Order and Decorum of the House (Chair) 
60th R.S. - 1967
Contingent Expenses  
House Administration  
Liquor Regulation (Chair) 
Military and Veterans' Affairs  
59th R.S. - 1965
Contingent Expenses  
Liquor Control Act  
Liquor Regulation (Chair) 
Military and Veterans' Affairs  
Rules  
58th R.S. - 1963
Aeronautics  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Liquor Regulation (Chair) 
Rules  
Saving Taxes  
57th R.S. - 1961
Common Carriers  
Counties  
Military and Veterans Affairs  
Penitentiaries  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
56th R.S. - 1959
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Liquor Regulation  
Penitentiaries  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Hospitals and Special Schools, Special (Chair) 
55th R.S. - 1957
Common Carriers  
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance  
Liquor Regulation (Vice Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
54th R.S. - 1955
Commerce and Manufactures  
Insurance  
Liquor Regulation  
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
Motor Traffic  

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