Texas Timeline Index
1941 June 02
Andrew Jackson Houston, Sam's youngest son, is appointed to serve out a term in the U.S. Senate.1941 August 04
W. Lee O'Daniel resigns his governor's post to become a senator; Coke Stevenson replaces him.1941 October 24
Longtime Texas state treasurer Charlie Lockhart resigns.1941 December 07
The bombing of Pearl Harbor plunges the U.S. into World War II.