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House Committee on State Hospitals and Special Schools - 53rd R.S. (1953)

Committee Members
Virginia Elizabeth Duff, Chair
Richard Spires Stark, Vice Chair
Bill R. Andis
Anita Lee Blair
Ellis D. Carter
William Raleigh Chambers
Douglass Anthony Crouch
Eligio de la Garza
Jack Gordon Fisk
Curtis E. Ford
Webster W. Glass
Bill 'Jitterbug' Henderson
Charles Ervin Hughes
Maud Isaacks
Don Kennard
Grainger Walter McIlhany
William Earl Osborn
Wilbur Wright Perry
Maurice S. Pipkin
Joe Richard Pool
Harold Seay
Edward Hueber Sheridan
Russell Harrison Weaver
Charges
• Visit the School for the Deaf, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Austin State School, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Gatesville State School for Boys, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Terrell State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Corsicana State Orphans Home and the Mexia State Home and School, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Abilene State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Crockett State School for Colored Girls, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Kerrville State Home, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Rusk State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the East Texas Tuberculosis Sanatorium, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the San Antonio State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Big Spring State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Wichita Falls State Hospital, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Austin Farm Colony, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Weaver H. Baker Tuberculosis Sanatorium, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the McKnight Tuberculosis Sanatorium, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Texas Confederate Home for Women, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the State Hog Farm, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Texas Confederate Home for Men, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*
• Visit the Gainesville State School for Girls, examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.*

Note:
Jack Fisk (Member) resigned 3/9/1954. Maud Isaacks and Don Kennard (Members) appointed 3/15/1954.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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