Bill Walker

William Newton Walker

Full Name: William Newton "Bill" Walker
Date of birth: September 8, 1933
Date of death: October 25, 2002

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat Cleveland / Liberty   Chambers, Liberty
H 20 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Cleveland / Liberty   Chambers, Liberty

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • William Newton Walker, birth date 9/8/1933 in Huntsville, Walker County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935.
  • Obituary, William Newton Walker, 10/28/2002. Death date 10/25/2002. "Bill, a graduate of the University of Texas, was elected at age 27 to the Texas State Legislature, representing Liberty and Chambers Counties, while attending University of Texas Law School. He served two terms in the Texas State Legislature from 1961 through 1965 before deciding not to seek reelection." The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC).


  • Photograph. Bill Walker, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

58th R.S. - 1963
Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
57th R.S. - 1961
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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