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Richard S. Stark Richard Spires Stark
Full Name: Richard Spires "Dick" Stark
Date of birth: October 26, 1928
Date of death: April 13, 2018

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 13, 1953 - Sep 15, 1954 53rd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke, Grayson
H 46 Nov 13, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd (4) (5)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
(1) Stark resigned 4/15/1954. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Stark resigned 9/15/1954. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(3) Stark resigned 9/15/1954. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Richard S. Stark, in special election 11/13/1951, succeeded Austin E. Westbrook, resigned 7/16/1951. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Succeeded predecessor on 11/13/1951. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Photographs
  • Photograph. Richard S. Stark, 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
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    Federal Relations  
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    State Hospitals and Special Schools (Vice Chair) 
     

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