George H. Richards

George H. Richards

Full Name: George H. Richards
Date of birth: November 24, 1912
Date of death: February 18, 1972

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Houston, Leon, Walker
H 17 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Houston, Leon, Walker
H 28 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Houston, Walker
H 28 Jul 29, 1960 - Jan 10, 1961 56th (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Houston, Walker

(1) Sworn 11/17/1962. Oaths of Office.
(2) George H. Richards, in special election 6/4/1960, sworn 7/29/1960, succeeded Jamie H. Clements, resigned 4/29/1960. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sworn 7/29/1960; news article, "Carr Swears in New Legislator." Oaths of Office.
(4) 56th Legislature - Clements resigned 4/28/1960. Succeeded by George H. Richards, Huntsville, on 6/4/1960. Also shows Clements' former legislatures as 53rd-55th, but House Journals show he served only in the 53rd, 54th, and 56th. Texas Legislative Manual.

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Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Juvenile Crime  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Motor Traffic  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Public Health  
58th R.S. - 1963
Claims and Accounts  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Motor Traffic  
Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
57th R.S. - 1961
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Foundation School Program Financing  

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