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Bill Walker William Newton Walker
Full Name: William Newton "Bill" Walker
Date of birth: September 8, 1933
Date of death: October 25, 2002

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat Cleveland / Liberty   Chambers, Liberty
H 20 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Cleveland / Liberty   Chambers, Liberty
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 179. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Mentioned in 62nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 70, in memory of father Newton A. Walker. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • William Newton Walker, birth date 9/8/1933 in Huntsville, Walker County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935.
  • Obituary, William Newton Walker, 10/28/2002. Death date 10/25/2002. "Bill, a graduate of the University of Texas, was elected at age 27 to the Texas State Legislature, representing Liberty and Chambers Counties, while attending University of Texas Law School. He served two terms in the Texas State Legislature from 1961 through 1965 before deciding not to seek reelection." The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bill Walker,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
    Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings  

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