Walter Richter

Walter Hoppe Richter

Full Name: Walter Hoppe Richter
Date of birth: September 17, 1916
Date of death: September 8, 2003

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 8, 1963 - Nov 30, 1965 58th (3)   59th (1) (2)   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Atascosa, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Medina, Wilson

(1) Walter Richter resigned 2/14/1966. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 59th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Letter of Former Senator Richter, 2/14/1966, p. 7. Richter resigned effective 11/30/1965 (appointed Director of Texas Office of Economic Development). Senate Journal.
(3) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Address at Democratic Party rally by Senator Walter Richter in Seguin, 9/4/1964, sponsored by the Seguin Young Democrats. Memo File.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Constitutional Amendments  
Education (Vice Chair) 
Interstate Cooperation  
Military and Veterans Affairs  
Nursing Profession  
Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
Water and Conservation  
58th R.S. - 1963
Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
Military and Veterans Affairs  
Public Health  
Water and Conservation  

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