Erwin W. Barton

Erwin W. Barton

Full Name: Erwin W. Barton
Date of birth: December 10, 1931
Date of death: February 1, 1997

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 144 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 144 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 144 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 144 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 144 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 99 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 99 Aug 3, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Pasadena / Harris   Harris

(1) 66th Legislature, R.S., HCR 201. Jim Clark resigned 5/8/1979. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
(2) Erwin W. Barton, in special election 7/28/1979, sworn 8/3/1979, succeeded Jim Clark, resigned 5/8/1979. First session was 67th Regular. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sworn 8/3/1979. Oaths of Office.
(4) 72nd Legislature - Barton dates of election and oath of office. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, 1953-1955. Obituary, 2/3/1997. Houston Chronicle.
  • United States Army, Sergeant, "served in Europe as an Army operations and intelligence specialist." 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 35. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of the 'Used Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

72nd R.S. - 1991
Human Services (Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
Liquor Regulation Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
71st R.S. - 1989
Human Services (Chair) 
Human Services Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Liquor Regulation  
70th R.S. - 1987
Human Services (Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
69th R.S. - 1985
Human Services (Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
68th R.S. - 1983
Human Services (Chair) (Vice Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
Liquor Regulation Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
67th R.S. - 1981
Comprehensive State Vocational Education, Special  
Human Services  
Human Services Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Public Education  
66th R.S. - 1979
Human Services  
Junior College Funding, Select  
Natural Resources  

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