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Roy Alvin Baldwin Roy Alvin Baldwin
Full Name: Roy Alvin Baldwin
Date of birth: January 2, 1885
Date of death: October 2, 1940

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 119 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Slaton / Lubbock   Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Gaines, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum
H 122 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Slaton / Lubbock   Andrews, Borden, Briscoe, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum
H 122 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Slaton / Lubbock   Andrews, Borden, Briscoe, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum
(1) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American.
(3) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(4) In Senate, William Bledsoe, in special election 7/14/1919, sworn 7/17/1919, succeeded William S. Bell, died 6/21/1919. In House, Roy Baldwin, in special election 8/30/1919, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded William H. Bledsoe, resigned 7/17/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, January-February 1941, p. 47. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in Hooded Crusaders: The Ku Klux Klan in the Panhandle and South Plains, 1921-1925, 2008.
  • "Baldwin is Strongly Endorsed for State Representative," 7/31/1919, p. 6. Includes photograph. Lubbock Avalanche.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Roy Alvin Baldwin, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roy Alvin Baldwin, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roy Alvin Baldwin, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Contracts for Textbooks  
    Judiciary  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary  
    Neinast Investigating  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings (Vice Chair) 
    Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  
     

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