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Bob Bullock

Bob Bullock
Full Name: Robert Douglas "Bob" Bullock
Birth date: July 10, 1929
Death date: June 18, 1999

Terms of Service

  • House, 56th (1) Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 10/18/1959
    Democrat
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
(1) Ronald E. Roberts, in special election 1/9/1960, succeeded Robert D. Bullock, resigned 10/18/1959. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance 2001.
  • Remembering Bob Bullock, Oral Memoirs of Haley Kent Beasley, 10/22/2003. Bob Bullock Oral History Project, Baylor University Institute for Oral History, Baylor University .
  • Bob Bullock Campaigns Collection. Inclusive: 1970-1996, Bulk: 1973-1996. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University .
  • Bob Bullock Archive includes biographical chronology, quotes, photos, cartoons, and related links. Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University .
  • 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 .
  • BULLOCK, ROBERT DOUGLAS [BOB] (1929-1999). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • United States Air Force. "Bullock joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War and served from 1951 to 1954." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • 38th Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Memorial, July 1999, p. 734. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Issue dedicated to memory and achievements of Bullock; involvement in tort reform legislation, "Bullock Leaves Legacy of Bipartisanship," July 1999, pp. 1, 5. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate .
  • "25 stories about Bob Bullock," by Patricia Kilday Hart, July 2003, pp. 121-123, 145-149 Texas Monthly .
  • Mentioned in "Access Through the Lobby," 2/24/1995, pp. 14-17. Texas Observer .
  • Biographical sketch, "The Last Don: The Myth of Bob Bullock Meets the Reality of New Texas Politics," by Robert Bryce, 1/31/1997, pp. 8-15. Texas Observer .
  • Legislative profile, 74th Legislature, 1995. "Scenes From the 74th: The Laney-Bush Session," 6/16/1995. Texas Observer .
  • Bullock, Bob. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Air Force, Staff Sergeant. Footstone inscription, "SSGT US Air Force, Korea." Texas State Cemetery .
  • "Texas Politics: The Last Dinosaur," 6/26/1999, pp. 31-32. The Economist .
  • United States Air Force. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country 2017.
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