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William W. 'Billy' Bridgers William W. 'Billy' Bridgers
Full Name: William W. "Billy" Bridgers
Date of birth: November 6, 1869
Date of death: October 15, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89-2 Jan 9, 1945 - Oct 15, 1945 49th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Sep 29, 1936 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 100 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 96 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Brewster, El Paso, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Val Verde, Foley, Buchel
H 96 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Brewster, El Paso, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Val Verde, Foley, Buchel
(1) William W. Bridgers, in special election 3/7/1936, sworn 9/29/1936, succeeded William E. Clayton, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 97, 2/25/1947, pp. 519-520. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical note, p. 215. The Legal Heritage of El Paso, 1963.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • Memorial, March 1947, p. 123. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Billy' Bridgers, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Aeronautics  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Liquor Regulation  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Engrossed Bills  
    Labor  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Penitentiaries  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Eleemsoynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Printing  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Labor  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Asylums  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Mining and Minerals  
    North Texas Normal College  
    Pan-American Relations, Investigate  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial Districts  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Engrossed Bills  
    Irrigation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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