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Bill Carter Bill Carter
Full Name: Bill G. Carter
Date of birth: October 2, 1928
Date of death: August 2, 2018

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Republican Richland Hills / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Republican Richland Hills / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 91 May 3, 1984 - Jan 8, 1985 68th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) Bill G. Carter, in special election 4/28/1984, sworn 5/2/1984, succeeded Edwin L. Hall, Jr., resigned 1/13/1984. First session was 68th 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 5/3/1984. Oaths of Office.
(3) Special election 4/7/1984, runoff 4/28/1984. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 71st Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 215. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 76th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Other Resources
  • "Richland Hills Representative Mixes Legislation, Marriage," 11/18/1992, reports on the marriage of incumbent representative Bill Carter and Virginia Campbell. The wedding took place in the House Chamber on 11/17/1992. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Notice of death, 8/6/2018 (update), 8/3/2018. Speaker of the House.
  • Carter, Bill G. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of the 'New Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1985.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 77th Legislature, Members of the 77th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Bill Carter, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 69th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 77th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Energy Resources  
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Private Activity Bonds, Interim  
    Urban Affairs (Chair) 
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Public Safety  
    Urban Affairs (Chair) 
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Local and Consent Calendars (Vice Chair) 
    Municipal Franchise Agreements for Telecommunications Utilities (Co-Chair) 
    Public Safety  
    State Affairs  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Public Safety  
    State Affairs  
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Licensing and Administrative Procedures  
    Public Safety  
    Public Safety Subcommittee on Oversight  
    Rules and Resolutions  
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Public Safety (Chair) 
    Rules, Select  
    State, Federal, and International Relations  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Appropriations  
    Auto Theft and Uninsured Motorists, Special  
    Public Safety (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    Public Safety Subcommittee on Budget And Oversight (Chair) 
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Corrections (Vice Chair) 
    Transportation  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Elections  
    Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Insurance  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    County Affairs  
    Urban Affairs  
     

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