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Walter H. Beck Walter Hartwell Beck
Full Name: Walter Hartwell Beck
Date of birth: March 29, 1887
Date of death: December 30, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-1 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 256, 6/6/1947, p. 3383. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Walter Beck Dies: Former Legislator," source unknown. Notation of brief biography, Houston Post-Dispatch, 1/2/1929, p. 6. Card File.
  • Walter Hartwell Beck, birth date 2/29/1887 on headstone, death date 12/30/1946, marriage to Gladys Richardson Beck, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Letter from Major James E. Taylor to Walter H. Beck, 3/2/1944, describing the services of the Texas National Guard unit in Italy during World War II. Vol. 48, No. 2, October 1944, Texas Collection, pp. 281-285. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter H. Beck, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter H. Beck, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter H. Beck, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Common Carriers  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
     

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