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Bill T. Swanson Bill T. Swanson
Full Name: William T. "Bill" Swanson
Date of birth: January 1, 1919
Date of death: December 8, 2003

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24-5 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 24-5 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 24-5 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Swanson, lawmaker, UH alum," 12/11/2003, p. A40. Houston Chronicle.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Coast Guard, World War II. Obituary, 12/11/2003. Houston Chronicle.
  • Other Resources
  • Bill T. Swanson, birth date 1/1/1919, death date 12/8/2003 in Houston. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bill T. Swanson,60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill T. Swanson,62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Mass Transportation (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Oil and Gas Regulation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Agricultural Land Assessment  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Harris County State Office Building (Chair) 
    Oil and Gas Resource Conservation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Taxation of Farm, Ranch and Forest Lands  
    Traffic Safety and Fire Protection in Houston Ship Channel  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufacturers  
    Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity (Governmental Immunity, Tort Claims Act)  
    Entertainment Industry  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Health  
    Recreational Water Safety  

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