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Tip Hall Tip Hall
Full Name: William Tip Hall, Jr.
Date of birth: August 5, 1922
Date of death: February 5, 1999

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Ponder / Denton   Collin, Denton
H 25 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Ponder / Denton   Denton
H 25 Mar 29, 1978 - Jan 9, 1979 65th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Ponder / Denton   Denton
(1) W. Tip Hall, Jr., in special runoff election 3/21/1978, sworn 3/29/1978, succeeded Walter E. Parker, resigned 1/5/1978. Hall's first session was 65th 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 3/29/1978. Oaths of Office.
(3) Special election 2/18/1978, runoff 3/21/1978. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 439. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., SCR 74. Birth date 8/22/1922; death date 2/5/1999. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Mentioned in 66th Legislature, R.S., HCR 125, in memory of father William Tip Hall, Sr. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, 2/11/1999, p. 10H. Dallas Morning News.
  • W. Tip Hall, Jr., birth date 8/5/1922, death date 2/5/1999, photos, biographical sketch in Preachers of Today, Vol. 2, 1959, interment in Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 2/7/1999, pp. 9-10. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Oral history interviews available in Oral History Collection, University of North Texas.
  • Other Resources
  • William Tip Hall, death date 2/5/1999 in Denton. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tip Hall, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Tip Hall, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Tip Hall, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Child Abuse and Pornography, House Joint  
    State Properties, Special (Vice Chair) 
    State, Federal, and International Relations (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    State, Federal, and International Relations Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Child Abuse/Neglect and Child Pornography, Select  
    State Affairs  
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Child Abuse, House Joint  
    Judicial Affairs  

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