Rayford Price

Rayford Price

Full Name: William Rayford Price
Date of birth: February 9, 1937
Date of death: February 21, 2023

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson Speaker 3/28/1972 - 1/9/1973.   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (2)   Democrat Frankston / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 27 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Frankston / Anderson   Anderson

(1) W. Rayford Price succeeded Gus Mutscher, resigned 3/28/1972, as Speaker of the House the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.

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Committee Information top

62nd R.S. - 1971
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Constitutional Amendments  
Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Parks and Wildlife  
61st R.S. - 1969
Constitutional Amendments  
Delinquent Ad Valorem Tax (Vice Chair) 
Imported Fire Ant Study  
Judicial Districts  
State Affairs (Chair) 
60th R.S. - 1967
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Election Code (Vice Chair) 
Facilities for the Criminally Insane and the Insane Criminal  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Affairs  
59th R.S. - 1965
Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Criminal Law Revision  
Election Law  
Judicial Districts  
Visit Certain Military Installations, Special  
58th R.S. - 1963
Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
57th R.S. - 1961
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Interstate Cooperation  
State Affairs  
State-Owned Lands and/or Islands  

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