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Gene Smith Vernon Eugene Smith
Full Name: Vernon Eugene "Gene" Smith, Sr.
Date of birth: February 3, 1921
Date of death: July 23, 1985

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60-6 Jan 11, 1955 - Sep 21, 1955 54th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-6 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) Vernon E. Smith resigned 9/21/1955. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. Obituary, "Former State Legislator 'Gene' Smith, 64, Dies," 7/26/1985. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Other Resources
  • Vernon Eugene Smith, Sr., death date 7/23/1985 in Tarrant County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gene Smith, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gene Smith, 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
    Banks and Banking  
    Insurance  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Common Carriers  
    Insurance  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Motor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
     

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