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Dorothy Gillis Gurley Dorothy Gillis Gurley
Full Name: Dorothy Gurley
Other surnames: Cauthorn, Gillis,
Date of birth: March 14, 1924
Date of death: December 3, 2007

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Del Rio / Val Verde   Brewster, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Val Verde
H 87 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Del Rio / Val Verde   Brewster, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Val Verde
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Relatives: Dorothy Gillis Gurley (Cauthorn) - mother, Susan Gurley McBee - daughter. McBee was first woman to follow her mother in the Texas Legislature. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Notice of death, 12/5/2007. Speaker of the House.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dorothy Gillis Gurley, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dorothy Gillis Gurley, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation (Chair) 
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Rules  
    Standing Committee System Revision, Special  
    State Affairs  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Motor Traffic  
     

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