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Elton Bomer Elton Bomer
Full Name: Elton L. Bomer

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Elected but never sworn 74th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Leon, Robertson
H 11 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Leon, Robertson
H 11 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Montalba / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Freestone
H 11 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Montalba / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Freestone
H 14 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Montalba / Anderson   Anderson, Freestone, Henderson, Smith
(1) Commissioner of Insurance appointment letter, 1/30/1995. Governor George W. Bush.
(2) 74th Legislature - Bomer included on roll of members-elect, 1/10/1995, p. 3. House Journal.
(3) Todd Staples, in special election 2/11/1995, sworn 2/17/1995, succeeded Elton Bomer, did not take oath of office for 74th Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 74th Legislature - Elton Bomer elected, but never sworn; resigned effective 1/10/1995 to become Insurance Commissioner 2/2/1995. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(5) 74th Legislature - Staples oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 67th Legislature, 1st C.S., HR 24. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 68th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 121. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 11/7/2008. Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.
  • Biographical sketch, "Department of Insurance: Bush's Selection of Bomer for State's Top Insurance Post Wins Wide Applause," "Elton Bomer at a Glance," Volume 3, Number 13, 1/16/1995, p. 17. Texas State Agencies Newsletter.
  • Bomer, Elton L. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Bomer sworn as Texas' 101st Secretary of State, "New Secretary of State addresses border problems," 2/10/1999, Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Overview of Elton Bomer's four years as Texas Commissioner of Insurance, timeline of the office of Commissioner of Insurance, "Bye, Bye Bomer," by Kimberly Young, 12/21/1998. Insurance Journal: The Property/Casualty Magazine of Texas.
  • Interview about the Texas insurance industry, "Bomer to Join Governor's Staff in January: An Interview with the Commissioner," December 1998. Texas Insurance News.
  • Summary of inaugural address as Insurance Commissioner and vision of role of insurance in Texas, "Department of Insurance: Bomer's Four-Year Plan and Promise of 'Stability' for Department Draws Applause," Volume 3, Number 15, 2/13/1995, pp. 13-14. Texas State Agencies Newsletter.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Elton Bomer, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elton Bomer, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elton Bomer, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elton Bomer, 74th Legislature, Members of the 74th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 67th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Agriculture and Wildlife Management  
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Chair) 
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Appropriations  
    Calendars  
    Higher Education, Select  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Calendars (Vice Chair) 
    Energy  
    Energy Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Government Organization  
    Government Organization Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight II  
     

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