Wm. J. Craig

William Jenkins Craig

Full Name: William Jenkins "Bill" Craig
Date of birth: February 6, 1916
Date of death: August 28, 1985

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 124 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Miami / Roberts   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman
H 124 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Miami / Roberts   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman
H 124 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Miami / Roberts   Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Roberts, Sherman

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and photo, State Senate campaign 1956, "Candidate for State Senator," 7/23/1956, p. 3. Amarillo Daily News.
  • Memorial, April 1986, p. 416. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Craig, William Jenkins. Texas State Cemetery.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, Lieutenant, World War II. "Following the U.S. entrance into the war, in 1942, Craig joined the Navy and served with a mine sweeper, USS Pheasant, most of the war. June of 1944 Craig participated in the Normandy Invasion, leaving from the port of Torquay in England. 1946 he was discharged as a Lieutenant." Texas State Cemetery.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

52nd R.S. - 1951
Banks and Banking  
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Regulation  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  
51st R.S. - 1949
Commerce and Manufactures  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Education  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Lands and Buildings  
50th R.S. - 1947
Labor  
Oil, Gas, and Mining (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  

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