Ron Clark

Ron Clark

Full Name: Ronald H. Clark

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Jan 9, 2001 - Nov 21, 2002 77th (3)   Republican Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 62 Elected but never sworn 78th (1) (2)   Republican Sherman / Grayson   Fannin, Grayson
H 62 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 62 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson

(1) Proclamation, 11/21/2002, ordering special election in House District 62 on 12/14/2002 to serve unexpired term of Ron Clark; Clark resignation letter 11/21/2002. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Larry Phillips, in special election 12/14/2002, runoff 1/7/2003, succeeded unexpired term of Ron Clark, resigned 11/21/2002. Clark was elected, but never sworn; declined seat to accept appointment as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas by President George W. Bush. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-2019.
(3) Clark resigned 11/21/2002, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "TCJL's 'Eleven Best' Legislators," July 1999, pp. 1, 3. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate.
  • Biographical sketch, 76th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Captain. 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 913. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • United States Army. "After graduating from college with a master's degree in Economics, Ron joined the Army, where he qualified as an Airborne Ranger, and served in the 2nd Armored Division." Biographical sketch, 76th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.


  • Photograph. Ron Clark, 78th Legislature, Members of the 78th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Ron Clark, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ron Clark, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ron Clark, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

77th R.S. - 2001
Civil Practices  
Economic Development  
Rules and Resolutions  
Teacher Health Insurance, Select  
76th R.S. - 1999
Pensions and Investments  
Teacher Health Insurance, Select  
Urban Affairs  
75th R.S. - 1997
Judicial Affairs  
Urban Affairs  

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