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Jim Wade Jim Wade
Full Name: James Kuykendall "Jim" Wade
Date of birth: September 19, 1920
Date of death: May 1, 2006

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th (1)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-7 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (2)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 266, retirement. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2007.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Major, World War II. "While serving in General George Patton's Third Army [World War II], he earned five battle stars and the Bronze Star for his heroic actions during the Battle of the Bulge. After the war he served in the Far East and left the service with the rank of major." A State of Remembrance, 2007.
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jim Wade, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Wade, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 60th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Counties, Cities, and Towns  
    Emergency Hospital Treatment  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance Investigation, Hospital, Health and Accident Insurance  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Uninsured Motorists  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Language Disorders in Children  
    Public Health  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    School Districts  
    State Fair of Texas  

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