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V.L. Ramsey Velma L. Ramsey
Full Name: Velma L. "Bo" Ramsey
Date of birth: March 19, 1918
Date of death: December 9, 1979

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola, Shelby
H 5 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola, Shelby
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 353. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Military grave marker, Velma L. Ramsey. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army Air Force, World War II. Entered "military service in 1940, where he attained the rank of sergeant in the artillery and later served as an aviation cadet commander until he was granted a commission in the United States Army Air Force . . . Mr. Ramsey served a tour of combat duty, then became commanding officer of the 558th Air Force Base Unit at Nashville, Tennessee, and was honorably separated from the service in 1945." 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 353. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Velma L. "Bo" Ramsey, birth date 3/19/1918, death date 12/9/1979, interment in Martin Cemetery, Tatum, Rusk County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. V.L. Ramsey,55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V.L. Ramsey,56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V.L. Ramsey,56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • 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
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    House Committee System  
    Motor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Health  

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