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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
  • 84th Legislature, R.S., HR 1951. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Cates, Phillips R., "Phil." Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Phillip Ray Cates, birth date 1/6/1947 in Gray County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  • Death notice, 7/14/2014, announcement from Texas Paint Council. Quorum Report.
  • Notice of death, 7/16/2014. Speaker of the House.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of the 'Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators, 1973.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Phil Cates, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Appropriations  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Business and Industry (Vice Chair) 
    Crime and its Control, Special  
    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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