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Myra Davis Banfield Myra Davis Banfield
Full Name: Myra Davis Banfield
Other surnames: Davis, Dippel, Dipple, Wilkinson
Date of birth: August 3, 1918
Date of death: June 10, 2006

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Rosenberg / Fort Bend   Fort Bend
H 30 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Rosenberg / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller
(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th, 58th Legislature - name Myra Banfield. House Journal.
  • 57th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 125. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Myra Davis Wilkinson Banfield (Dippel), pp. 139-143. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Dippel, Myra Davis Banfield. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • "Myra (Banfield) Dippel, who represented Fort Bend County, noted that she was 'the only person ever elected to this House on a write-in vote.'" Dallas Morning News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Myra Davis Banfield, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Myra Davis Banfield, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Education  
    Labor  
    Non-academic and Psychological Testing in Schools (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools (Vice Chair) 
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Labor  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
     

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