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William Stoner Fly

William S. Fly
Full Name: William Stoner "Bill" Fly
Birth date: March 15, 1920
Death date: April 26, 2000

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 56th & 55th Legislatures
    1/8/1957 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • Senate, 54th & 53rd (1) Legislatures
    11/2/1954 - 1/8/1957
    Democrat
  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat
(1) William S. Fly, in special election 11/2/1954, succeeded to unexpired term of John J. Bell, resigned 9/25/1954. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • United States Navy. "Following his honorable discharge from the United States Navy, William Fly dedicated himself to the citizens of Victoria and served in the Texas House of Representatives in the 50th, 51st, and 52nd Legislatures." A State of Remembrance 2001.
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance 2001.
  • William Stoner Fly "pedigree view." Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - grandfather; William Stoner Fly - grandson. Ancestry.com .
  • William Stoner Fly, birth date 3/15/1920, death date 4/26/2000, interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County. Find a Grave .
  • Memorial, September 2000, p. 818. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Navy, World War II, fighter pilot. Memorial, September 2000, p. 818. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Information on William Fly. Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - father; William Madden Fly - son. George Washington Lafayette Fly - grandfather; William Stoner Fly - grandson. William Madden Fly - uncle; William Stoner Fly - nephew. WikiTree.org .
  • United States Navy. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country 2017.

Committee Information

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