Ivey Blanton Holt

Full Name: Ivey Blanton Holt
Date of birth: May 4, 1900
Date of death: January 6, 1982

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 120 Jan 11, 1949 - Jun 30, 1949 51st (1)   Democrat Olton / Lamb   Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Parmer, Swisher
H 120 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Olton / Lamb   Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Parmer, Swisher

(1) Harold M. LaFont, in special election 11/8/1949, sworn 1/31/1950, succeeded I.B. Holt, resigned 6/30/1949. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. Military grave marker, Ivey B. Holt (1897-1982), burial in Olton Cemetery, Olton, Lamb County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Postmaster Ivey B. Holt, photo with Lieutenant Governor Preston Smith. "New Olton Post Office Gets 'Zip' Dedication," 7/12/1964, pp. 1, 10. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • Involvement in groundwater legislation, "'Of Urgent Concern': What Prompted House Bill 162, the Groundwater Conservation Act of 1949," by Charles Porter, Volume LXXXVIII, 2017. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review.
  • "I.B. Holt of Olton Announces for Representative," Tulia Herald, 4/18/1946, p. 1, crediting Swisher County Library. County Judge of Lamb County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Conservation and Reclamation  
Highways and Roads (Chair) 
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
Texas State Board of Examiners in Optometry, Investigation, Special  
50th R.S. - 1947
Conservation and Reclamation  
Highways and Roads (Vice Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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