Lindley Beckworth

Lindley Garrison Beckworth

Full Name: Lindley Garrison Beckworth, Sr.
Date of birth: June 30, 1913
Date of death: March 9, 1984

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Gladewater / Gregg   Gregg, Panola, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
H 4 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

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Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

62nd R.S. - 1971
Election Law Study  
Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
Military and Veterans Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Natural Resources  
Oil and Gas  
Population Distribution, Interim  
State Affairs  
State Departments and Institutions  
Vegetable Marketing, Interim  
Water and Conservation  
45th R.S. - 1937
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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