Gary L. Watkins

Gary L. Watkins

Full Name: Gary Lynn Watkins
Date of birth: December 12, 1946
Date of death: August 8, 2004

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 75 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 75 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, 8/10/2004, p. B4. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Gary Lynn Watkins, birth date 12/12/1946, death date 8/8/2004, burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Ector County. Includes obituary in Odessa American. Find a Grave.
  • Watkins, Gary Lynn. Cenotaph. Birth date 12/12/1946, death date 8/8/2004. Texas State Cemetery.

Military Service Notes


  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

72nd R.S. - 1991
Higher Education (Chair) 
Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Higher Education, Select (Co-Chair) 
Ways and Means  
71st R.S. - 1989
Higher Education (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
State Guaranty Funds, Select  
70th R.S. - 1987
Higher Education  
Higher Education in South Texas  
Labor and Employment Relations  
Labor and Employment Relations Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Post-Secondary Medical, Dental, and Allied Health Education, Special  
Sentencing and Recidivism, Select  

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