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James A. Turman James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman
Full Name: James Arthur "Jimmy" Turman
Date of birth: November 29, 1927
Date of death: February 13, 2019

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Gober / Fannin Speaker   Fannin
H 24 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Gober / Fannin   Fannin
H 24 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Gober / Fannin   Fannin
H 24 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Gober / Fannin   Fannin
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 78. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 692. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 66th Legislature, R.S., HR 129. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 286. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 295, honoring former speakers and certain members on the occasion of Speaker's Day. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., HR 787. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., HR 413. Resolutions - Use of Chambers.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 64th Speaker of the House of Representatives: James A. "Jimmy" Turman. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Turman, James Arthur. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, Korean War. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Other Resources
  • Notice of death, 2/20/2019 (updated), 2/13/2019. Speaker of the House.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James A. Turman, 57th Legislature, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banks and Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Municipal and Private Corporations (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Aged Citizens  
    Appropriations  
    Education (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Rules  
    School Districts  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Appropriations  
    Banks and Banking  
    Education  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
     

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