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Robert E. Johnson Robert E. Johnson
Full Name: Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Johnson, Sr.
Date of birth: January 15, 1929
Date of death: March 26, 1995

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51-6 Jan 8, 1963 - Jul 23, 1963 58th (1) (2)   Democrat Irving / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-6 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Irving / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-6 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-6 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.
(2) Jack Sampsell, in special election 11/9/1963, took office 11/21/1963, succeeded Robert E. Johnson, resigned 7/23/1963. Sampsell did not serve in a legislative session. 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., HSR 32. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., HSR 466. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR 571. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 119. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., HSR 465. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, R.S., HSR 52. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 22. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., SR 230. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, R.S., SR 26. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., HCR 183. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., HR 1059. Memorializing 35 members who died in the past two years. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., SCR 108. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Eulogy for Robert E. Johnson, delivered by the Honorable Byron M. Tunnell, 74th Legislature, Thursday, 3/30/1995, pp. 857-859. Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, November 1995, p. 1068. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Johnson, Robert Ellis. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert E. Johnson, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert E. Johnson, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Robert E. Johnson, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Appropriations  
    Charges by Representatives W. T. Dungan and Ronald Roberts re: Textbook Investigating Interim Committee, Investigation, Special (Chair) 
    House Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Highways and Roads  
    Judiciary  
    Public Health  
    Representation Before the Legislature  
    School Districts  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufacturers  
    Judiciary  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Saving Taxes (Vice Chair) 
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Education  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
     

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