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Todd A. Hunter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-124
State Representative Todd A. Hunter's papers cover his first four terms of service from 1989 to 1997. They include legislative reading files, campaign materials, and constituent newsletters.


  • 1989-1997


9 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in 1953, Todd earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas in 1975 and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1978. He has lived in the Corpus Christi area for almost 40 years, where he met and married his wife, the former Alexis Taylor. They have three children: Todd Jr., a graduate of Texas A&M University – College Station and St. Mary's University Law School; Michael, a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio and an MBA graduate of Texas A & M Corpus Christi; and Christina, an architecture graduate of the University of Texas in Austin and an MBA graduate of Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

Chairman Hunter completed four terms in the Texas House of Representative, serving from 1989 to 1997. In 2008, he was elected to a fifth term and in 2010 to a sixth term serving District 32 which then included Aransas, Calhoun and San Patricio Counties and part of Nueces County. In 2012, he was re-elected for his seventh term and in 2014 to his eighth term and in 2016 to his ninth term, representing District 32 which is currently the eastern half of Nueces County.

For the 85th Legislative Session, Hunter is the Chairman of the Calendar Committee, Vice Chair and a member of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, and a member of the County Affairs Committee.

During his previous terms in the legislature, Hunter served as Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence and the House Committee on Civil Practices and was a key player in important issues such as tort reform and education. He served on numerous important House committees, including the Corrections, Human Services, Redistricting, General Investigating and Ethics, Ways and Means, Elections, Urban Affairs and Higher Education committees. Additionally, Todd served on the powerful Appropriations Committee for two terms and was named Chairman of the Subcommittee on Education and Vice Chair of the State Affairs Committee.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository

6300 Ocean Dr.
Unit 5702
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States
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