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Bill Thomas Bill Thomas
Full Name: William Neal "Bill" Thomas
Date of birth: August 13, 1927
Date of death: December 15, 2011

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Republican Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rains, Rockwall, Wood
H 3 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Republican Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rains, Rockwall, Wood
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 131. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 35, honoring the members of the House of Representatives who have served in the military forces of the United States. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Colonel, "served with the Army during the Korean and Vietnam War eras in Germany, Vietnam, and Tunisia, and whose decorations include a Legion of Merit medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, a Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, a Bronze Star with valor and Oak Leaf Cluster, a Soldier's Medal, an Air Medal with valor and Oak Leaf Cluster, a Joint-Service Commendation, and an Army Commendation with valor and Oak Leaf Cluster." 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 35. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo and obituary, 12/18/2011. Death date 12/15/2011. Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bill Thomas, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Thomas, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    General Investigating (Vice Chair) 
    Higher Education  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State, Federal, and International Relations  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Cultural and Historical Resources  
    Cultural and Historical Resources Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    General Investigating  

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