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Herman Adams Herman Adams, Jr.
Full Name: Herman Abel Adams, Jr.
Date of birth: July 16, 1941
Date of death: January 30, 1984

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 10, 1978 65th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Silsbee / Hardin   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson
H 5 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Silsbee / Hardin   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson
H 5 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Silsbee / Hardin   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson
(1) Adams resignation letter 12/24/1977, effective 1/10/1978. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office.
(2) Jerry L. Clark, in special runoff election 3/21/1978, succeeded Herman Adams, Jr., resigned 1/10/1978. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Jerry Clark oath of office 3/31/1978. First session was 65th 2nd Called Session. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
(4) Special election 2/18/1978, runoff 3/21/1978. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HCR 13. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Herman Abel Adams, Jr., birth date 7/16/1941. FamilySearch Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  • Herman Adams, Jr., birth date 7/16/1941, death date 1/30/1984, interment in Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee, Hardin County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Herman Adams, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Adams, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Adams, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Calendars  
    Election Code Revision (Vice Chair) 
    Elections (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Insurance Subcommittee on Life and Health  
    Self-Insurance of Workers' Compensation Claims, House Joint  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Calendars  
    Poet Laureate, Special  
    Public Education (Vice Chair - Appropriative Matters) 
    Public Education Subcommittee on Public School Finance  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Texas Education Agency Funding (Chair) 
    Reapportionment  
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Agriculture and Livestock Subcommittee on Duplication in State-financed Agricultural Research Programs  
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on General Education  
    Education Subcommittee on Public Education  
    Educational Programs for the Deaf and Visually Handicapped, Interim  
    Reapportionment  
    Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24) Subcommittee on Public School Finance, Interim (Chair) 
    Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim  
     

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