Speaker of the House

Speaker of the House

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Speakers of the House

Speaker Party Years in Office Sessions
Joe Straus Republican 2009-Present 81st - 83rd
Tom Craddick Republican 2003-2009 78th - 80th
James E. "Pete" Laney Democrat 1993-2003 73rd - 77th
Gibson D. "Gib" Lewis Democrat 1983-1993 68th - 72nd
Bill Wayne Clayton Democrat 1975-1983 64th - 67th
Marion Price Daniel, Jr. Democrat 1973-1975 63rd
William Rayford Price Democrat 1972-1973 62nd 2nd - 4th Called Sessions
Gus F. Mutscher 1 Democrat 1969-1972 61st, 62nd
Ben F. Barnes Democrat 1965-1969 59th, 60th
Byron M. Tunnell Democrat 1963 58th
James A. Turman Democrat 1961 57th
Waggoner Carr Democrat 1957-1961 55th, 56th
Jim T. Lindsey Democrat 1955-1957 54th
Reuben E. Senterfitt Democrat 1951-1955 52nd, 53rd
Thomas Durwood Manford, Jr. Democrat 1949-1951 51st
William O. Reed Democrat 1947-1949 50th
Claud H. Gilmer Democrat 1945-1947 49th
Marion Price Daniel Democrat 1943-1945 48th
Homer LaKirby Leonard Democrat 1941-1943 47th
Robert Emmett Morse Democrat 1939-1941 46th
Robert Wilburn Calvert Democrat 1937-1939 45th
Coke Robert Stevenson Democrat 1933-1937 43rd, 44th
Fred Hawthorne Minor Democrat 1931-1933 42nd
Wingate S. Barron Democrat 1929-1931 41st
Robert Lee Bobbitt Democrat 1927-1929 40th
Robert Lee Satterwhite Democrat 1925-1927 39th
Richard Ernest Seagler Democrat 1923-1925 38th
Charles Graham Thomas Democrat 1921-1923 37th
Robert Ewing Thomason Democrat 1919-1921 36th
Franklin Oliver Fuller Democrat 1917-1919 35th
John William Woods Democrat 1915-1917 34th
Chester H. Terrell Democrat 1913-1915 33rd
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn Democrat 1911-1913 32nd
John Wesley Marshall Democrat 1909-1911 31st
Austin Milton Kennedy Democrat 1909 31st
Thomas Bell Love Democrat 1907-1909 30th
Francis William Seabury Democrat 1905-1907 29th
Pat Morris Neff Democrat 1903-1905 28th
Robert E. Prince Democrat 1901-1903 27th
J. S. Sherrill Democrat 1899-1901 26th
L. Travis Dashiell Democrat 1897-1899 25th
Thomas Slater Smith Democrat 1895-1897 24th
John Hughes Cochran Democrat 1893-1895 23rd
Robert Teague Milner Democrat 1891-1893 22nd
Frank P. Alexander Democrat 1889-1891 21st
George Cassety Pendleton Democrat 1887-1889 20th
Lafayette Lumpkin Foster Democrat 1885-1887 19th
Charles Reese Gibson Democrat 1883-1885 18th
George Robertson Reeves Democrat 1881-1883 17th
John Hughes Cochran Democrat 1879-1881 16th
Thomas Reuben Bonner Democrat 1876-1879 15th
Guy Morrison Bryan Democrat 1874-1876 14th
Marion DeKalb Taylor Democrat 1873-1874 13th
William Henry Sinclair Republican 1871-1873 12th
Ira Hobart Evans Republican 1870-1871 12th
Nathaniel Macon Burford Unionist 1866-1870 11th
Marion DeKalb Taylor Democrat 1863-1866 10th
Constantine W. Buckley Democrat 1863 9th
Nicholas Henry Darnell Democrat 1861-1862 9th
Constantine W. Buckley Democrat 1861 9th
Marion DeKalb Taylor Democrat 1859-1861 8th
Matthew Fielding Locke Democrat 1858-1859 7th
William S. Taylor Democrat 1857-1858 7th
Hamilton Prioleau Bee Democrat 1855-1857 6th
Hardin Richard Runnels Democrat 1853-1855 5th
David Catchings Dickson Democrat 1851-1853 4th
Charles G. Keenan Democrat 1849-1851 3rd
James Wilson Henderson Democrat 1847-1849 2nd
Stephen W. Perkins Democrat 1846 1st
William H. Bourland Democrat 1846-1847 1st
Edward Thomas Branch Democrat 1846 1st
John Brown Democrat 1846 1st
William E. Crump Democrat 1846 1st