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Bob Bullock Bob Bullock
Full Name: Robert Douglas "Bob" Bullock
Date of birth: July 10, 1929
Date of death: June 18, 1999

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1959 - Oct 18, 1959 56th (1)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 54 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
(1) Ronald E. Roberts, in special election 1/9/1960, succeeded Robert D. Bullock, resigned 10/18/1959. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 89. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., SR 825. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Bob Bullock Archive includes biographical chronology, quotes, photos, cartoons, and related links. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University.
  • Bob Bullock Campaigns Collection. Inclusive: 1970-1996, Bulk: 1973-1996. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University.
  • Remembering Bob Bullock, Oral Memoirs of Haley Kent Beasley, 10/22/2003. Bob Bullock Oral History Project, Baylor University Institute for Oral History, Baylor University.
  • BULLOCK, ROBERT DOUGLAS [BOB] (1929-1999). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 38th Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • Memorial, July 1999, p. 734. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Biographical sketch, "The Last Don: The Myth of Bob Bullock Meets the Reality of New Texas Politics," by Robert Bryce, 1/31/1997, pp. 8-15. Texas Observer.
  • Legislative profile, 74th Legislature, 1995. "Scenes From the 74th: The Laney-Bush Session," 6/16/1995. Texas Observer.
  • Bullock, Bob. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Air Force. "Bullock joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War and served from 1951 to 1954." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • United States Air Force, Staff Sergeant. Footstone inscription, "SSGT US Air Force, Korea." Texas State Cemetery.
  • United States Air Force. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • Discussion of the race for Lieutenant Governor in 1998, "The Eyes of America Were Upon Him," by David Beiler, July 1999, pp. 48-53. Campaigns & Elections.
  • "Texas Politics: The Last Dinosaur," 6/26/1999, pp. 31-32. The Economist.
  • Issue dedicated to memory and achievements of Bullock; involvement in tort reform legislation, "Bullock Leaves Legacy of Bipartisanship," July 1999, pp. 1, 5. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate.
  • "25 stories about Bob Bullock," by Patricia Kilday Hart, July 2003, pp. 121-123, 145-149 Texas Monthly.
  • Mentioned in "Access Through the Lobby," 2/24/1995, pp. 14-17. Texas Observer.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bob Bullock, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Bob Bullock,55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Bullock,56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Bullock,56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Bob Bullock,74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Motor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Game and Fisheries  
    Highways and Roads  
    Motor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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