J. M. 'Red' Simpson

Joshua Marion 'Red' Simpson

Full Name: Joshua Marion "Red" Simpson, Jr.
Date of birth: December 20, 1908
Date of death: October 9, 1973

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Amarillo / Randall   Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Donley, Randall
H 94-F Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Carson, Potter, Randall
H 94-F Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Carson, Potter, Randall

(1) Sworn 11/19/1962. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, J.M. "Red" Simpson, "Ex-Legislator Dies; Services Wednesday," 10/9/1973, p. 2. Amarillo Globe-Times.

Other Resources

  • Joshua Marion Simpson, Jr., birth date 12/20/1908 in Tulia, death date 10/9/1973 in Amarillo, Potter County, wholesale gas & oil distributor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.M. "Red" Simpson, Jr., birth date 12/20/1908, death date 10/9/1973, burial in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

60th R.S. - 1967
Highways and Roads  
State Affairs  
State Parks  
Urban Affairs  
59th R.S. - 1965
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Representation Before the Legislature (Chair) 
Saving Taxes  
58th R.S. - 1963
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  

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