Geo. (Mickey) Leland

Mickey Leland

Full Name: George T. "Mickey" Leland III
Date of birth: November 27, 1944
Date of death: August 7, 1989

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 88 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 88 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • LELAND, George Thomas (Mickey) (1944-1989). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 328.73 T149L 2019. In This Land of Plenty: Mickey Leland and Africa in American Politics, 2019.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, "Mickey Leland," November 1999. Texas Monthly.

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Given special award, 'Bridge Over Troubled Waters'. Best and Worst Legislators 1977.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

65th R.S. - 1977
64th R.S. - 1975
Health and Welfare  
Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare (Chair) 
Public Health  
Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, Temporary  
63rd R.S. - 1973
Human Resources  
Labor Subcommittee on Occupational and Industrial Safety  
Prairie View A&M College Administration, Investigation, Special  
Prison Reform (Vice Chair) 
Public Health  
State Affairs  
State Affairs Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Education, Training and Standards  
State Affairs Subcommittee on State Personnel (Vice Chair) 

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