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Weldon Betts Weldon Betts
Full Name: Weldon Betts
Date of birth: September 11, 1922
Date of death: April 6, 1989

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 140 Jan 10, 1989 - Apr 6, 1989 71st (1) (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 140 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Charles Hartland, in special election 5/23/1989, sworn 5/26/1989, succeeded Weldon Betts, died 4/6/1989. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 5/6/1989, runoff 5/23/1989. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HCR 199. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 72nd Legislature, R.S., SR 448. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of the 'New Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Weldon Betts, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weldon Betts, 71st Legislature, Members of the 71st Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Weldon Betts, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Labor and Employment Relations  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Liquor Regulation Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Child Abuse and Pornography, Select  
    Labor and Employment Relations  
    Labor and Employment Relations Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Public Safety  
     

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