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William W. 'Bill' Allen William Whipple Allen
Full Name: William Whipple "Bill" Allen
Date of birth: October 1, 1923
Date of death: June 1, 1999

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 11, 1955 - Jul 19, 1955 54th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 80 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
(1) Allen resigned 7/19/1955. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 2000, p. 916. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Air Force B-24 Bomber Squadron, World War II. Memorial, October 2000, p. 916. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • William Whipple Allen, death date 6/1/1999 in Webb County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William W. 'Bill' Allen, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William W. 'Bill' Allen, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Common Carriers  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
     

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