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Ric Williamson Ric Williamson
Full Name: Richard Fred "Ric" Williamson
Date of birth: January 25, 1952
Date of death: December 30, 2007

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 15, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th (1) (2)   Republican Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 61 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th (3)   Republican Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 61 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd (4)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 63 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 63 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 63 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
H 63 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Cooke, Parker, Wise
(1) Absent for roll of members-elect, 1/14/2001. Williamson sworn 1/15/2001, p. 19. House Journal.
(2) Sworn 1/15/1997. Oaths of Office.
(3) Sworn 12/20/1994. Oaths of Office.
(4) 73rd Legislature - party switch from Democrat to Republican as of 12/6/1993. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 69th Legislature, R.S., HR 40. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 70th Legislature, R.S., HR 25. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 61. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 64. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HR 2806. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Movers and Shakers: Meet the Legislators Who Make the Decisions About Public Education," March 1995, pp. 13-17. Texas Lone Star.
  • Williamson, Richard Fred, "Ric." Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Speech at Ric Williamson memorial ceremony, 1/3/2008. Governor Rick Perry.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1991.
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1989.
  • Named one of 'The Bermuda Triangle'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 75th Legislature, Members of the 75th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Ric Williamson, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 69th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Public Education  
    Revenue and Public Education Funding, Select  
    Ways and Means  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues  
    Public Education  
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    County Affairs  
    Ways and Means  
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
    Government Efficiency, Interim  
    Ways and Means  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Ways and Means  
    Ways and Means Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Appropriations  
    Capital Construction, Select, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Transportation  
    Transportation Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
    69th R.S. - 1985
    County Affairs  
    Energy  
    Energy Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
     

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