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Dan Branch

Person

Dan Branch (born March 5, 1958) is a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. First elected in 2002, as a Republican, Branch is currently in his fourth term representing District 108, the "heart of Dallas", which includes Downtown, Uptown, Historic East Dallas, Greenland Hills, Lower Greenville, The Village, as well as the town of Highland Park and the city of University Park. In 2009, Branch had been mentioned as a potential candidate for Texas Attorney General until Republican incumbent Greg Abbott announced his bid for a third term in the position. Branch has also been mentioned as a potential candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 2014. Branch won the seat in 2002, when the incumbent Republican Kenn George stepped down after two terms to run unsuccessfully in the Republican primary for Texas land commissioner, losing to Jerry E. Patterson, then a state senator from Houston. Branch has served as Chairman of the House Committee on Higher Education since 2009 and serves on the Calendars, Elections and Redistricting Committees, as well as the House Select Committee on State Sovereignty. Branch also serves on the Legislative Budget Board. Prior  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1958-03-05
Spouse(s)
Stacey Branch

Education

Institution From To
Georgetown University
Southern Methodist University
Oklahoma Christian University
Dedman School of Law

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