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Jim Bates

James Bates
Full Name: James Storey "Jim" Bates, Sr.
Birth date: December 11, 1923
Death date: November 21, 1989

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 62nd & 61st Legislatures
    1/14/1969 - 1/9/1973
    Democrat
  • Senate, 60th (1) Legislature
    1/10/1967 - 1/14/1969
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 6/4/1968.
  • Senate, 59th & 58th (2) Legislatures
    1/8/1963 - 1/10/1967
    Democrat
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
    Democrat
(1) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • United States Army Air Forces, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Military grave marker, James Storey Bates, Sr. Find a Grave .
  • James Storey Bates, Sr., birth date 12/11/1923, death date 11/21/1989, interment in Thompsonville Cemetery, Thompsonville, Gonzales County. Find a Grave .
  • Memorial, June 1990, p. 676. Texas Bar Journal .

Committee Information

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