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H. Fitzgerald Harold Smith Fitzgerald
Full Name: Harold Smith "Gob" Fitzgerald
Date of birth: April 18, 1909
Date of death: January 16, 1990

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 115 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Stamford / Jones   Jones, Shackelford
H 115 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Stamford / Jones   Jones, Shackelford
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, photo, and candidate announcement of H.S. (Gob) FitzGerald, "Stamford Teacher is a Candidate for State Representative, 4/5/1940, p. 1. Married for four years, graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in 1933. Hamlin Herald (Hamlin, Texas).
  • Other Resources
  • Harold S. Fitzgerald, birth date 4/18/1909, death date 1/16/1990 in Texas. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • "H.S. (Gob) Fitzgerald, former head coach of Stamford has accepted a similar position at Lamesa High School. Gob has announced he would not be a candidate for re-election to Texas Legislature. He has for two terms represented the 115th district at Austin." Bulletin: Hardin-Simmons Ex-Student Roundup, July 1944, p. 4.
    Harold S. "Gob" Fitzgerald, BA '33, biographical notes, retirement. Hardin-Simmons University, Range Rider, Volume 27, Number 4, December 1976, p. 8.
    Death notice, Harold Smith FitzGerald, BA '33 & MA '50. Lubbock, Jan. 16. Hardin-Simmons University, Range Rider, Volume 41, Number 1, Spring 1990, p. 15. Crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). December 1976 July 1944 Spring 1990
  • 47th Legislature (1941) - H.S. Fitzgerald, postoffice Stamford, Jones County, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1910), teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. H. Fitzgerald, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H. Fitzgerald, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    School Census, Special (Vice Chair) 
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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