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William S. Fly William Stoner Fly
Full Name: William Stoner "Bill" Fly
Date of birth: March 15, 1920
Date of death: April 26, 2000

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   55th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
S 18 Nov 2, 1954 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   53rd (1)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
H 69 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Unknown / Victoria   Calhoun, Goliad, Victoria
H 69 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, Goliad, Victoria
H 69 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, Goliad, Victoria
(1) William S. Fly, in special election 11/2/1954, succeeded to unexpired term of John J. Bell, resigned 9/25/1954. 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
  • 51st Legislature, R.S., HSR 251. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 75th Legislature, R.S., HR 998. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., SR 825. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • Memorial, September 2000, p. 818. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy. "Following his honorable discharge from the United States Navy, William Fly dedicated himself to the citizens of Victoria and served in the Texas House of Representatives in the 50th, 51st, and 52nd Legislatures." A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • United States Navy, World War II, fighter pilot. Memorial, September 2000, p. 818. Texas Bar Journal.
  • United States Navy. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • William Stoner Fly "pedigree view." Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - grandfather; William Stoner Fly - grandson. Ancestry.com.
  • William Stoner Fly, birth date 3/15/1920, death date 4/26/2000, interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County. Find a Grave.
  • Information on William Fly. Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - father; William Madden Fly - son. George Washington Lafayette Fly - grandfather; William Stoner Fly - grandson. William Madden Fly - uncle; William Stoner Fly - nephew. WikiTree.org.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William S. Fly, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Oil and Gas  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy  
    Texas Educational Standards Commission  
    Water and Conservation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Banking (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Tax Study Commission (Chair) 
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Aeronautics  
    Banking  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    Representative Districts  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Congressional and Legislative Districts (Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Affairs  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Water Code  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Game and Fisheries  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Penitentiaries  
    Representation Before the Legislature  
    Rural Aid Equalization, Special Joint Legislative  
     

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