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Wiltz Kirklin Wiltz Gleason Kirklin
Full Name: Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Kirklin
Date of birth: February 4, 1912
Date of death: May 7, 1997

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector, Winkler
H 103 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector, Winkler
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 65th Legislature, R.S., HSR 45. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 65th Legislature, R.S., SR 300. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 75th Legislature, R.S., HCR 298. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Kirklin, Wiltz Gleason. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Captain, World War II. "Mr. Kirklin served with distinction in the United States Army during World War II, earning a battlefield promotion to the rank of captain before returning to Texas." 75th Legislature, R.S., HCR 298. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Wiltz Kirklin, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wiltz Kirklin, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Motor Traffic  
    Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Common Carriers  
    Federal Relations  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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