Bob Bullock

Bob Bullock

Full Name: Robert Douglas "Bob" Bullock
Date of birth: July 10, 1929
Date of death: June 18, 1999

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1959 - Oct 18, 1959 56th (1)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 54 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill

(1) Ronald E. Roberts, in special election 1/9/1960, succeeded Robert D. Bullock, resigned 10/18/1959. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Bob Bullock Campaigns Collection. Inclusive: 1970-1996, Bulk: 1973-1996. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University.
  • Bob Bullock Collection includes biographical chronology, quotes, photos, cartoons, and related links. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University.
  • Oral Memoirs of Haley Kent Beasley, 10/22/2003. Bob Bullock Oral History Project, Baylor University Institute for Oral History, Baylor University.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 976.4063 B876M 2008. Bob Bullock: God Bless Texas, 2008.
  • Guide to biographical materials in the Baylor Collections of Political Materials, Bullock Archive, Baylor University. LRL collection, 976.4063 B876G 2004. A Guide to the Bob Bullock Collection, 2004.
  • BULLOCK, ROBERT DOUGLAS [BOB] (1929-1999). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 38th Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • Memorial, July 1999, p. 734. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Biographical sketch, "The Last Don: The Myth of Bob Bullock Meets the Reality of New Texas Politics," by Robert Bryce, 1/31/1997, pp. 8-15. Texas Observer.
  • Legislative profile, 74th Legislature, 1995. "Scenes From the 74th: The Laney-Bush Session," 6/16/1995. Texas Observer.
  • Bullock, Bob. Texas State Cemetery.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Discussion of the race for Lieutenant Governor in 1998, "The Eyes of America Were Upon Him," by David Beiler, July 1999, pp. 48-53. Campaigns & Elections.
  • "Texas Politics: The Last Dinosaur," 6/26/1999, pp. 31-32. The Economist.
  • Issue dedicated to memory and achievements of Bullock; involvement in tort reform legislation, "Bullock Leaves Legacy of Bipartisanship," July 1999, pp. 1, 5. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate.
  • "25 Stories about Bob Bullock," by Patricia Kilday Hart, July 2003, pp. 121-123, 145-149. Texas Monthly.
  • Mentioned in "Access Through the Lobby," 2/24/1995, pp. 14-17. Texas Observer.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

56th R.S. - 1959
Constitutional Amendments  
Liquor Regulation  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
55th R.S. - 1957
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Roads  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  

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