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Bob Price Bob Price
Full Name: Robert Dale "Bob" Price
Date of birth: September 7, 1927
Date of death: August 24, 2004

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 18, 1978 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   65th (1) (2)   Republican Pampa / Gray   Armstrong, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
(1) Robert D. Price, in special election 12/10/1977, took office 1/18/1978, succeeded Max R. Sherman, resigned 9/2/1977. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 12/10/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 24. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • PRICE, Robert Dale (1927-2004). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 66th Legislature, 1979.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Air Force, 1951-1955. PRICE, Robert Dale (1927-2004). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • United States Air Force, Korean War. "After receiving a bachelor's degree in animal husbandry from Oklahoma State University in 1951, he served his country during the Korean Conflict. A jet pilot in the United States Air Force, he flew 27 combat missions and earned an Air Medal." A State of Remembrance, 2005.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 8/26/2004, Amarillo Globe-News.
  • On the death of former congressman Robert D. "Bob" Price of Texas, Extensions of remarks - September 8, 2004, by Representative William M. "Mac" Thornberry (TX). Congressional Record.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1979.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Albert Price, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Price, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 65th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Economic Development  
    Gasohol, Special  
    Human Resources  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water (Vice Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  

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