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Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Elton Bomer

Elton Bomer
Full Name: Elton L. Bomer

Terms of Service

  • House, 74th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    Elected but never sworn
  • House, 73rd Legislature
    1/12/1993 - 1/10/1995
  • House, 72nd Legislature
    1/8/1991 - 1/12/1993
  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983
(1) Commissioner of Insurance appointment letter, 1/30/1995. Governor George W. Bush .
(2) 74th Legislature - Bomer included on roll of members-elect, 1/10/1995, p. 3. House Journal .
(3) Todd Staples, in special election 2/11/1995, sworn 2/17/1995, succeeded Elton Bomer, did not take oath of office for 74th Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) 74th Legislature - Elton Bomer elected, but never sworn; resigned effective 1/10/1995 to become Insurance Commissioner 2/2/1995. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators 1947.
(5) 74th Legislature - Staples oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Bomer sworn as Texas' 101st Secretary of State, "New Secretary of State addresses border problems," 2/10/1999, Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Overview of Elton Bomer's four years as Texas Commissioner of Insurance, timeline of the office of Commissioner of Insurance, "Bye, Bye Bomer," by Kimberly Young, 12/21/1998. Insurance Journal: The Property/Casualty Magazine of Texas .
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 11/7/2008. Strategic Partnerships, Inc. 2008.
  • Interview about the Texas insurance industry, "Bomer to Join Governor's Staff in January: An Interview with the Commissioner," December 1998. Texas Insurance News .
  • Summary of inaugural address as Insurance Commissioner and vision of role of insurance in Texas, "Department of Insurance: Bomer's Four-Year Plan and Promise of 'Stability' for Department Draws Applause," Volume 3, Number 15, 2/13/1995, pp. 13-14. Texas State Agencies Newsletter .
  • Biographical sketch, "Department of Insurance: Bush's Selection of Bomer for State's Top Insurance Post Wins Wide Applause," "Elton Bomer at a Glance," Volume 3, Number 13, 1/16/1995, p. 17. Texas State Agencies Newsletter .
  • Bomer, Elton L. Texas State Cemetery .
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