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Walter Hoppe Richter

Walter Richter
Full Name: Walter Hoppe Richter
Birth date: September 17, 1916
Death date: September 8, 2003

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 59th (1) (2) & 58th (3) Legislatures
    1/8/1963 - 11/30/1965
(1) Walter Richter resigned 2/14/1966. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 59th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Letter of Former Senator Richter, 2/14/1966, p. 7. Richter resigned effective 11/30/1965 (appointed Director of Texas Office of Economic Development). Senate Journal .
(3) 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


Other Resources

  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance 2005.
  • Address at Democratic Party rally by Senator Walter Richter in Seguin, 9/4/1964, sponsored by the Seguin Young Democrats. Memo File .
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant, World War II. "With the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted in the Navy and served as an enlisted man and later as an officer." Footstone inscription: "Lt US Navy, World War II." Texas State Cemetery .
  • Richter, Walter Hoppe. Texas State Cemetery .
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