Phil Cates

Phil Cates

Full Name: Phillip Ray "Phil" Cates
Date of birth: January 6, 1947
Date of death: July 13, 2014

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Shamrock / Wheeler   Armstrong, Briscoe, Childress, Collingsworth, Donley, Floyd, Gray, Hall, Motley, Wheeler
H 66 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Shamrock / Wheeler   Armstrong, Briscoe, Childress, Collingsworth, Donley, Floyd, Gray, Hall, Motley, Wheeler
H 66 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Pampa / Gray   Armstrong, Briscoe, Childress, Collingsworth, Donley, Floyd, Gray, Hall, Motley, Wheeler
H 79 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Lefors / Gray   Gray, Hansford, Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts, Wheeler

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of the 'Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1973.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

65th R.S. - 1977
Appropriations  
64th R.S. - 1975
Business and Industry (Vice Chair) 
Crime and its Control, Special Task Force  
Environmental Affairs  
Environmental Affairs Subcommittee on Pollution Control (Chair) 
House Administration  
Proposed Constitution (SJR 11)  
Public Health  
63rd R.S. - 1973
Agriculture and Livestock  
Animal Health Commission  
Citizens' Conference on State Legislatures, Steering, Special (Operations of the House)  
Human Resources (Vice Chair) 
Human Resources Subcommittee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Natural Resources  
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy Crisis in Rural Areas  
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water Conservation  
Public Health  
Water Study, Interim  
62nd R.S. - 1971
Conservation and Reclamation  
Electrology, Special, Interim  
Livestock  
Natural Resources  
Nursing Aides and Licensing of Nurses  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Education  
Public Education Financing  
Rio Grande Water Study  
Scabies Eradication  
State Artist Selection, Special  
Water Development, Quality, and Conservation  
Youth  

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