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Gary L. Watkins Gary L. Watkins
Full Name: Gary Lynn Watkins
Date of birth: December 12, 1946
Date of death: August 8, 2004

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 75 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 75 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 134. 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.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, 8/10/2004, p. B4. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Gary Lynn Watkins, birth date 12/12/1946, death date 8/8/2004, biographical sketch and photo, interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Ector County. Find a Grave.
  • Watkins, Gary Lynn. Cenotaph. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • National Guard, First Lieutenant. 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 35. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gary L. Watkins, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Higher Education, Select (Co-Chair) 
    Ways and Means  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Higher Education (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    State Guaranty Funds, Select  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Higher Education  
    Higher Education in South Texas  
    Labor and Employment Relations  
    Labor and Employment Relations Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Post-Secondary Medical, Dental, and Allied Health Education, Special  
    Sentencing and Recidivism, Select  

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