Billy H. Williamson

Billy H. Williamson

Full Name: Billy Houston Williamson, Sr.
Date of birth: November 14, 1927
Date of death: May 26, 1982

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith

(1) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and photos, "Presenting . . . Billy Williamson: Who He Is, His Accomplishments, His Wife and Family, What He Believes, His Program for the Future," Think Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, Special 1970 Issue, Supplement to Tyler-Courier-Times Morning Telegraph, April 28-29, 1970. Courtesy of the family of Billy H. Williamson. Donated Material.

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named 'Honorable Mention'. Best and Worst Legislators 1973.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

63rd R.S. - 1973
Appropriations Subcommittee on Utilization of State Owned Property  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Labor Subcommittee on Occupational and Industrial Safety  
State Artist Selection, Special  
62nd 3rd C.S. - 1972
Revenue and Taxation  
62nd R.S. - 1971
Crime Study  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
Motor Transportation  
Public Education  
Public Education Financing  
Revenue and Taxation, Interim  
Urban Affairs  
Vocational-Technical Education, Interim  
61st R.S. - 1969
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Military Affairs  
Motor Transportation  
Parks and Wildlife  
Preschool Education Standards  
Public Education  
60th R.S. - 1967
Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
59th R.S. - 1965
Constitutional Amendments  
Game and Fisheries  
Priority of State Tax Liens  

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