Miss Anita Blair

Anita Lee Blair

Full Name: Anita Lee Blair
Date of birth: September 8, 1916
Date of death: August 25, 2010

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105-4 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

Terms of Service top

House District 105-4
Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955
Legislatures: 53rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: El Paso / El Paso
Counties in district: El Paso

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and biographical sketch, pp. 130-133. Birth date 9/8/1916. With Maud Isaacks, one of the first two women to serve in the Texas House from the same district at the same time. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Blair, Anita Lee. Texas State Cemetery.

Other Resources

  • "Anita Blair Has Reason for Safety," 1/28/1953. "According to the American Foundation for the blind, she is the first blind woman elected to public office." Dallas Morning News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

53rd R.S. - 1953
Public Lands and Buildings  
School Districts  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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