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Exterminating Pink Boll Worm, Investigate - 36th R.S. (1919)

Committee Members
Robert Lee McDowra, Chair
William Harrison Bledsoe, Vice Chair
George William Dayton
William Luther Dean
Flavius Marion Gibson
John Thomas Hamilton
Herman Julius Miller
Zachariah Butler Moon
James Louis Quicksall
John Miller Raiden
B.H. Smith
Charges
• Providing for an inquiry into the pink boll worm infestation in Texas and the need and extent of protective measures against this cotton pest.

Note:
Charged in HCR1 (passed 5/21/1920) which provided authority for the committee to investigate the pink boll worm infestation.
Committee members appointed by the joint committee chair, 5/24/1920. S.J. of Tex. suppl., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 4 (1920) were Sen. Gibson, Sen. Dean, Rep. Smith, Rep. Raiden, and Rep. Quicksall.
Sen. Bledsoe was nominated as the vice-chairman of the committee, 5/24/1920. S.J. of Tex. suppl., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 4 (1920)
The report was signed by Sen. Dayton, Sen. Gibson, Rep. McDowra (chair), Rep. Miller of Austin, Rep. Moon, and Rep. Hamilton. H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 171 (1920)
Includes letter from Gov. W.P. Hobby with appendices explaining the need for the Legisature to investigate this problem. H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 5 (1920)
Also includes address by Dr. Marlatt, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 50 (1920)
Report also printed in the Senate journal of 6/3/1920, pp. 157-158. S.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 157 (1920)

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