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Bob McFarland Bob McFarland
Full Name: Millard Robert "Bob" McFarland
Date of birth: June 12, 1941
Date of death: July 23, 2014

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 8, 1991 71st (1)   70th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant Senate President Pro Tempore (71st)   Dallas, Denton, Tarrant
S 10 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   68th (2)   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Dallas, Denton, Tarrant
H 32-D Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-D Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-B Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) 71st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 4th C.S., elected 4/25/1990; Ad Interim 4th C.S., elected 5/1/1990; 5th C.S., elected 5/3/1990; Ad Interim 5th C.S., elected 5/30/1990; 6th C.S., elected 6/4/1990; Ad Interim 6th C.S., elected 6/7/1990. Senate Journal.
(2) 68th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/17/1983, p. 495. Drew 4-year term (also see message from President, p. 467). Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 67th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 27. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 68th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SCR 11. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2015.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 68th Legislature, 1983.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 69th Legislature, 1985.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 70th Legislature, 1987.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 71st Legislature, 1989.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1981.
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1979.
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1985.
  • Named one of 'Rookie of the Year'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.
  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bob McFarland, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 68th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 69th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 67th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Millard Robert McFarland, United States Public Records Index, FamilySearch.
  • Notice of death, 7/28/2014. Speaker of the House.
  • Committee Informationtop
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Administration, Special  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory  
    Criminal Justice (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance Regulation, Special  
    Nominations, Special  
    Public Education, Select  
    State Affairs  
    State and Local Drug Control, Task Force on  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Administration, Special  
    Air Transport Systems, Select  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Nominations, Special  
    State Affairs  
    Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Liability Insurance and Tort Law and Procedure  
    Merit Selection of Judges, Committee of 100 for the  
    Nominations, Special  
    Premium Tax Task Force  
    State Affairs  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Organization and Management  
    Economic Development  
    Farmworker Insurance  
    Industrial Development Bonds, Interim  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Nominations (Vice Chair) 
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Calendars  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Election Contest, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Financial Institutions  
    Financial Institutions Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Judicial Selection, Select (Vice Chair) 
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Calendars  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Privileges and Elections, Special  
    Products Liability, Select (Chair) 
    State Affairs (Vice Chair - Appropriative Matters) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Products Liability, House Joint  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters II  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Creation of Agencies (Chair) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on General Matters (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Malpractice Legislation  
     

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