Bob Glasgow

Robert J. 'Bob' Glasgow

Full Name: Robert Joe "Bob" Glasgow
Date of birth: February 28, 1942
Date of death: September 22, 2023

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd (1)   71st   72nd (1)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath Senate President Pro Tempore (72nd)   Bosque, Comanche, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wise
S 22 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 10, 1989 69th   70th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bosque, Comanche, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wise
S 22 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th (2)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bosque, Comanche, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wise
S 22 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th (3)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bosque, Comanche, Cooke, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hill, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens, Wise, Young

(1) 72nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/8/1991. Senate Journal.
(2) 68th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/17/1983, p. 495. Drew 2-year term (also see message from President, p. 467). Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1982 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named 'Worst Hypocrite'. Best and Worst Legislators 1991.
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1989.
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 72nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Glasgow, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

72nd R.S. - 1991
Administration, Special  
Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special  
Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special, Subcommittee on Legislative Districts (Chair) 
Education  
Environment, Interim  
Government Efficiency, Interim  
Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Jurisprudence, Interim (Vice Chair) 
Nominations, Special  
State Affairs (Chair) 
State Affairs Subcommittee on Elections and Ethics (Vice Chair) 
State Affairs, Interim (Chair) 
State Affairs, Interim Subcommitee on Workforce Development  
71st R.S. - 1989
Administration, Special  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Judicial Selection  
Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Legislative Redistricting, Select (Chair) 
Public Education, Select  
State Affairs (Chair)  
Workers' Compensation Insurance Policies, Special  
70th R.S. - 1987
Administration, Special  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Economic Development (Vice Chair) 
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Rules, Special (Chair) 
Tax Equity, Select  
Workers Compensation, Select (Co-Chair) 
69th R.S. - 1985
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Economic Development (Vice Chair) 
Finance  
Premium Tax Task Force  
Texas State Artist  
68th R.S. - 1983
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Finance  
Economic Development (Vice Chair) 
Finance  
Judiciary, Select  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters (Chair) 
67th R.S. - 1981
Economic Development  
Human Resources  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters (Vice Chair) 
Rules of Evidence, Interim  

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