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William Chambers William Raleigh Chambers
Full Name: William Raleigh "Bill" Chambers
Date of birth: April 10, 1880
Date of death: July 3, 1970

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 73 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th (1)   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Comanche, Mills
H 73 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Comanche, Mills
H 125 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 125 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 125 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 125 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 125 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 125 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Coleman
(1) 54th Legislature - shows Chambers served in 48th-54th House; House Journals show 46th-54th. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 261, extending congratulations of members of 54th Legislature to members who have ten years of service in the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch included in "Checkers" by Mike Cox. Birth date 4/10/1880; death date 7/3/1970. Texas Escapes Online Magazine.
  • Other Resources
  • William Raliegh [sic] Chambers, birth date 4/10/1880, death date 7/3/1970. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Raleigh Chambers, birth date 4/10/1880, home address in May, Brown County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • William Raleigh Chambers, birth date 4/10/1880 in Marshall County, Alabama; residence in May, Brown County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Chambers,46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Chambers,54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Counties  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools (Chair) 
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Appropriations  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Appropriations  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Counties  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Public Health  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Counties  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Agriculture  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Legislative Audit, Special  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Education  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Rules (Chair) 
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Education  
    Local and Uncontested Bills  
    Milk Industry, Investigation  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Agriculture  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Education  
     

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