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Marvin Simpson Marvin Bishop Simpson
Full Name: Marvin Bishop Simpson, Jr.
Date of birth: September 29, 1915
Date of death: April 12, 1971

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-4 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-4 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-4 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., HCR 114. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, June 1971, p. 606. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • World War II service, Ensign, "Legislature Faces Problem of Absences: Men in Armed Forces Can't Get Leave to Attend Sessions," 1/1/1943. Dallas Morning News.
  • Pictured in uniform in 48th and 49th House composite photos. State Preservation Board.
  • State Preservation Board
  • United States Maritime Service, Lieutenant, World War II. "During 1942-45, he was also a lieutenant in the U.S. Maritime Service and received military leaves to serve in the Legislature." Memorial, June 1971, p. 606. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Marvin Bishop Simpson, Jr., birth date 9/29/1915, death date 4/12/1971 in Fort Worth. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Marvin Simpson, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Marvin Simpson, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Marvin Simpson, 49th 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.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Claims and Accounts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary and Uniform State Laws  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Appropriations  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary and Uniform State Laws  
    Military Affairs  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Installation of Public Address System in the House, Special  
    Insurance  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Old Age Assistance, Investigation, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Representation Before the Legislature  
    Un-American Activities  
     

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