John Sharp

John Sharp

Full Name: John Spencer Sharp

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bastrop, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Lee, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, Williamson
S 18 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bastrop, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Lee, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, Williamson
S 18 Nov 20, 1982 - Jan 11, 1983 67th (4)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Bastrop, Bell, DeWitt, Fayette, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Lee, Milam, Victoria, Williamson
H 40 Jan 13, 1981 - Nov 20, 1982 67th (4)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, Victoria
H 40 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, Victoria

(1) Kenneth Armbrister, in special election 12/15/1982, runoff election 1/3/1983, sworn 1/11/1983, succeeded John Sharp, resigned 11/10/1982. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-1992, 1992.
(2) In Senate, John Sharp, in special election 12/15/1982, sworn 1/11/1983, succeeded to the seat in reapportioned Senatorial District 18 posthumously won in general election 11/2/1982 by John T. Wilson, died 9/19/1982. In House, Kenneth Armbrister, in special election 12/15/1982, runoff election 1/3/1983, sworn 1/11/1983, succeeded John Sharp, resigned 11/20/1982. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 68th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/17/1983, p. 495. Drew 4-year term (also see message from President, p. 467). Senate Journal.
(4) John Sharp, in special election 11/6/1982, sworn 11/20/1982, succeeded unexpired term of John T. Wilson, died 9/19/1982. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Discussion of the race for Lieutenant Governor in 1998, "The Eyes of America Were Upon Him," by David Beiler, July 1999, pp. 48-53. Campaigns & Elections.
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas.

Photographs

  • Photograph. John Sharp, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Sharp, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Sharp, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Sharp, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

69th R.S. - 1985
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Economic Development  
Finance  
Health and Human Resources  
Health and Human Resources Subcommittee on Health Services  
Intergovernmental Relations  
Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee on Urban Affairs  
Nominations, Special  
Water District and River Authority  
68th R.S. - 1983
Business, Technology and Education, Special  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Organization and Management  
Economic Development  
Health and Human Resources  
Human Resources  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs  
Intergovernmental Relations  
Water Resources  
67th R.S. - 1981
Constitutional Amendments  
Local and Consent Calendars  
Ways and Means (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
66th R.S. - 1979
Constitutional Amendments  
Local and Consent Calendars  
Ways and Means  

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