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Renal B. Rosson Renal B. Rosson
Full Name: Renal Boyd "Al" Rosson
Date of birth: December 24, 1919
Date of death: January 12, 1998

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Coke, Dawson, Howard, Scurry, Sterling
H 71 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Fisher, Garza, Haskell, Kent, King, Scurry, Stonewall
H 71 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Fisher, Garza, Haskell, Kent, King, Scurry, Stonewall
H 74 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Baylor, Borden, Fisher, Garza, Kent, King, Knox, Scurry, Stonewall
H 85 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Garza, Kent, Scurry
H 85 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Garza, Kent, Scurry
H 90 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Garza, Kent, Scurry
H 90 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Crosby, Garza, Kent, Scurry
(1) Sworn 11/21/1962. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., HCR 41. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HCR 47. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, Captain, World War II. "A retired captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Mr. Rosson served his state and nation proudly and earned the Purple Heart for his role in the European Theater during World War II." 76th Legislature, R.S., HCR 47. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • "From 1942 to 1945, he served in the United States Air Force and retired as a Captain, where he received the Purple Heart, five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the European Theatre Medal." Footstone inscription: "Capt US Army Air Corps, World War II, Purple Heart." Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, December 1998, p. 1192. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Rosson, Renal Boyd. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Renal B. Rosson, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on State Employees  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Extended Coverage Insurance (Chair) 
    Hold Harmless Agreements, Interim  
    Judiciary (Vice Chair) 
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation (Chair) 
    Public Education  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Labor  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State and Local School Disricts Financial Relationship (Committee of Eighteen)  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Inland Salt Water Pollution (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Local and Uncontested Bills  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Appropriations  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Livestock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Representation Before the Legislature (Chair) 
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Aeronautics  
    Agriculture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Divorce Laws (Chair) 
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Agriculture  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Leasing of Certain Highway Rights-of-Way for Oil and Gas Purposes by the State Highway Department, Special  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
     

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