Walter Beck

Walter Hartwell Beck

Full Name: Walter Hartwell Beck
Date of birth: March 29, 1887
Date of death: December 30, 1946

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-1 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/1/1929, p. 7. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Walter H. Beck, birth date 3/29/1887 on headstone, death date 12/30/1946, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Walter Beck Dies: Former Legislator," source unknown. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • Letter from Major James E. Taylor to Walter H. Beck, 3/2/1944, describing the services of the Texas National Guard unit in Italy during World War II. Vol. 48, No. 2, October 1944, Texas Collection, pp. 281-285. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Constitutional Amendments  
Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
Public Printing  
State Affairs  
41st R.S. - 1929
Common Carriers  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
40th R.S. - 1927
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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