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Jerry Butler Jerry Butler
Full Name: Gerald Duane "Jerry" Butler
Date of birth: January 9, 1929
Date of death: April 7, 1979

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Kenedy / Karnes   Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, La Salle, McMullen, Wilson
H 58 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Kenedy / Karnes   Bee, Karnes, Wilson
H 58 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Kenedy / Karnes   Bee, Karnes, Wilson
(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Birth certificate. FamilySearch Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935.
  • Death record. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Gerald Duane "Jerry" Butler, birth date 1/9/1929, death date 4/7/1979, interment in Butler Cemetery, Kenedy, Karnes County, TX. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge Butler Dies at 73," 12/13/1959, p. 22. Judge Verner M. Butler, county judge and former state representative, death date 12/12/1959 in Floresville. Relatives: Verner M. Butler - father; Jerry Butler - son. San Antonio Express-News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jerry Butler, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jerry Butler, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Jerry Butler, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jerry Butler, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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
    Charges by Representatives W. T. Dungan and Ronald Roberts re: Textbook Investigating Interim Committee, Investigation, Special  
    Common Carriers  
    Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
    Labor (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Motor Traffic  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Enrolled Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  

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