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Ray Roberts Ray Roberts
Full Name: Herbert Ray Roberts
Date of birth: March 28, 1913
Date of death: April 13, 1992

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 13, 1959 - Feb 6, 1962 57th (1) (2)   56th   Democrat McKinney / Collin Senate President Pro Tempore (57th)   Collin, Cooke, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall
S 9 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   54th   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin, Cooke, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall
(1) 57th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/10/1961. Senate Journal.
(2) Ray Roberts, elected Congressman, 4th District, 1/30/1962, vacated Senate seat 2/6/1962. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th Legislature, 3rd C.S., SR 69, election to Congress. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HCR 11. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • ROBERTS, Herbert Ray (1913-1992). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Photos and biographical sketch, p. 40. Legendary Locals of Denton, Dr. Georgia Caraway, Arcadia Publishing, 2014. Google Books.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, 1942-1945, Korean conflict; United States Naval Reserve. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • United States Navy. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ray Roberts, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ray Roberts, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ray Roberts, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Ray Roberts, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ronald E. Roberts, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Banking  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Public Health  
    Screwworm Eradication  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banking  
    Claims  
    Cost of Government (Chair) 
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Texas Educational Standards Commission  
    Water and Conservation (Vice Chair) 
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Claims  
    Conservation of Paintings  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Departments and Institutions (Vice Chair) 
    Water and Conservation (Vice Chair) 
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Aeronautics  
    Congressional Districts  
    Finance  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Representative Districts (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Water Resources  
     

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