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Bill Hollowell

Bill Hollowell
Full Name: Billie Gene "Bill" Hollowell
Birth date: July 22, 1928
Death date: January 18, 2012

Terms of Service

  • House, 71st Legislature
    1/10/1989 - 1/8/1991
    Democrat
  • House, 70th Legislature
    1/13/1987 - 1/10/1989
    Democrat
  • House, 69th Legislature
    1/8/1985 - 1/13/1987
    Democrat
  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
    Democrat
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983
    Democrat
  • House, 66th Legislature
    1/9/1979 - 1/13/1981
    Democrat
  • House, 65th Legislature
    1/11/1977 - 1/9/1979
    Democrat
  • House, 64th Legislature
    1/14/1975 - 1/11/1977
    Democrat
  • House, 63rd Legislature
    1/9/1973 - 1/14/1975
    Democrat
  • House, 59th Legislature
    1/12/1965 - 1/10/1967
    Democrat
  • House, 58th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1963 - 1/12/1965
    Democrat
  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1979.
  • Named 'Dishonorable Mention'. Best and Worst Legislators 1975.

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Gen. Billie Gene Hollowell, birth date 7/22/1928, death date 1/18/2012, photo, biographical sketch, interment in Sand Flat Cemetery, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County. Find a Grave .
  • United States Air Force, Major General. Military grave marker, Billie Gene Hollowell. Find a Grave .
  • Memorial, May 2012, p. 410. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Texas Army National Guard. Obituary, 1/20/2012. "At the age of 20, Hollowell enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard and performed duty with the 36th Infantry and 49th Armored Divisions. He then transferred to the 181st Fighter Squadron, TXANG. While serving at TXANG headquarters, he was appointed state judge advocate of the Texas Army and Air National Guard and State Guard." Tyler Morning Telegraph .
  • Obituary, Photo, "Former State Representative Hollowell Dies At Age 83," 1/20/2012. Tyler Morning Telegraph .

Committee Information

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