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Ray Kirkpatrick

Ray Kirkpatrick
Full Name: Ernest Ray Kirkpatrick
Birth date: July 9, 1922
Death date: November 3, 1998

Terms of Service

  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Ernest Ray Kirkpatrick Papers, 1947-1952. Photos, biographical sketch, and obituary. "At 26 [he was] the youngest man in the history of Texas to chair the state's Appropriations Committee." Baylor Collections of Political Materials, W.R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University .
  • Memorial, November 1999, p. 1064. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Kirkpatrick, Ernest Ray. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Army, World War II. "Kirkpatrick was in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945, serving in Italy, France and North Africa." Texas State Cemetery .

Committee Information

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