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Renal B. Rosson

Renal B. Rosson
Full Name: Renal Boyd "Al" Rosson
Birth date: December 24, 1919
Death date: January 12, 1998

Terms of Service

  • House, 63rd Legislature
    1/9/1973 - 1/14/1975
    Democrat
  • House, 62nd Legislature
    1/12/1971 - 1/9/1973
    Democrat
  • House, 61st Legislature
    1/14/1969 - 1/12/1971
    Democrat
  • House, 60th Legislature
    1/10/1967 - 1/14/1969
    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
(1) Sworn 11/21/1962. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 64th Legislature, R.S., HCR 41. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HCR 47. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Army Air Corps, Captain, World War II. "A retired captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Mr. Rosson served his state and nation proudly and earned the Purple Heart for his role in the European Theater during World War II." 76th Legislature, R.S., HCR 47. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Memorial, December 1998, p. 1192. Texas Bar Journal .
  • "From 1942 to 1945, he served in the United States Air Force and retired as a Captain, where he received the Purple Heart, five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the European Theatre Medal." Footstone inscription: "Capt US Army Air Corps, World War II, Purple Heart." Texas State Cemetery .
  • Rosson, Renal Boyd. Texas State Cemetery .
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