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Bob Armstrong Bob Armstrong
Full Name: Robert Landis "Bob" Armstrong
Date of birth: November 7, 1932
Date of death: March 1, 2015

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39-4 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Travis
H 40-F Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Travis
H 55-4 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 55-4 Nov 22, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
(1) Ritter resigned 10/2/1963. "Legislative Election Set for Austin," 10/3/1963. Dallas Morning News.
(2) Robert L. Armstrong, in special election 11/9/1963, sworn 11/23/1963, succeeded Jack Ritter, Jr. First session was 59th Regular. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sworn 11/22/1963. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., HSR 40. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 1/23/2009, Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.
  • Armstrong, Robert Landis. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bob Armstrong, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Armstrong, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob Armstrong, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Motor Transportation  
    Public Education  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Architecture, Engineering and Landscape Architecture  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Motor Traffic  
    Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    News Media on Proceedings in Criminal and/or Civil Courts  
    Public Lands and Buildings  

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