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Jimmie C. Edwards III Jimmie C. Edwards III
Full Name: Jimmie Carl Edwards III

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Montgomery, Walker
H 18 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Montgomery, Walker
H 18 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Montgomery, Walker
H 18 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Montgomery, Walker
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Marine Corps. "Jimmie C. Edwards, 26, is a Texas state legislator from Conroe and former Marine. One month after he arrived in Vietnam in 1959, both his legs were blown off by a mortar shell near Ben Hoa." Quotes Edwards. "Reaction to Vietnam Failure: Waste-Bitterness-Frustration," 3/21/1975, section E, p. 1. El Paso Times.
  • United States Marine Corps (Retired). 64th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographical Data, House of Representatives.
  • Other Resources
  • Edwards, Jimmie Carl. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jimmie C. Edwards III, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jimmie C. Edwards III, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jimmie C. Edwards III, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jimmie C. Edwards III, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Natural Resources  
    Security and Sanctions (Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Illegal Immigration in Texas, Special  
    Intergovernmental Affairs  
    Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee on Urban Affairs  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Executive Departments (Chair) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Indian Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on State Lands and Buildings (Chair) 
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Social Services  
    Social Services Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions (Chair) 
    Social Services Subcommittee on Rehabilitation  
    Transportation  
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Environmental Affairs  
    Environmental Affairs Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation  
    Prison Reform  
    Reapportionment  
    Transportation  
     

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