Alf Roark

Alfred Weldon Roark

Full Name: Alfred Weldon "Alf" Roark, Jr.
Date of birth: March 12, 1911
Date of death: April 5, 1992

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Silsbee / Hardin   Hardin, Liberty
H 14 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Saratoga / Hardin   Hardin, Liberty
H 14 Jan 29, 1934 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Saratoga / Hardin   Hardin, Liberty

(1) Alfred W. Roark, Jr., in special election 12/16/1933, sworn 1/29/1934, succeeded John G. Ross, resigned 10/28/1933. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 1992, p. 992. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, Lieutenant. Military grave marker, Alfred Weldon Roark, birth date 3/12/1911, death date 4/5/1992, burial in Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze, Hardin County. Find a Grave.
  • United States Navy, Commissioned Officer, World War II. Obituary, Alfred Weldon Roark, 4/6/1992, section A, p. 15. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.


  • Photograph. Alf Roark, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Alf Roark, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Military Affairs  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
44th R.S. - 1935
Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Local Bills, Special  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
State Affairs  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Commerce and Manufactures  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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