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Myra Davis Banfield

Myra Banfield
Full Name: Myra Davis Banfield
Other surnames: Davis, Dippel, Dipple, Wilkinson
Birth date: August 3, 1918
Death date: June 10, 2006

Terms of Service

  • House, 58th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1963 - 1/12/1965
  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
(1) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Myra Davis Wilkinson Banfield (Dippel), pp. 139-143. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • "Myra (Banfield) Dippel, who represented Fort Bend County, noted that she was 'the only person ever elected to this House on a write-in vote.'" Dallas Morning News .
  • Dippel, Myra Davis Banfield. Texas State Cemetery .
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