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Glenda Dawson Glenda Dawson
Full Name: Glenda Miles Dawson
Date of birth: February 7, 1941
Date of death: September 12, 2006

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Elected but never sworn 80th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 29 Jan 11, 2005 - Sep 12, 2006 79th   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 29 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Republican Pearland / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
(1) Proclamation, 1/2/2007, Ordering special runoff election in House District 29 on 1/16/2007 to serve unexpired term of Glenda Dawson. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Proclamation, 11/22/2006, Ordering special election in House District 29 on 12/19/2006 to serve unexpired term of Glenda Dawson. Governor Rick Perry.
(3) Dawson's death occured too late for her name to be removed from the ballot, "4 vie for seat of late lawmaker," 11/28/2006. Houston Chronicle.
(4) Mike O'Day, in special election 12/19/2006, runoff 1/16/2007, sworn 1/24/2007, succeeded unexpired term of Glenda Dawson, elected in the general election 11/7/2006 but never sworn, died 9/12/2006. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 80th Legislature, R.S., HR 202. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Dawson, Glenda Miles. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Gov. Perry Orders Flags at Half-Staff [on 9/15/2006] in Memory of Rep. Glenda Dawson, 9/14/2006. Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks at Glenda Dawson's Funeral Service, 9/15/2006. Governor Rick Perry.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Glenda Dawson, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Glenda Dawson, 79th Legislature, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 79th Legislature, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 78th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 80th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Higher Education  
    House Administration  
    Medical Peer Review Process, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Public Health  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    House Administration  
    Public Education  
    Public Health  
    Public School Finance, Select Subcommittee on Completion and Dropout Rates  
     

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