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Members of the 68th Legislature (1983) View roster for another session:

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Chamber Member District Service City County
S Roy Blake, Sr. 3 S
H
1978 - 1989
1973 - 1978
65th - 70th
63rd - 65th
D
D
Nacogdoches   Nacogdoches  
S Chet Brooks 11 S
H
1967 - 1993
1963 - 1967
60th - 72nd
58th - 59th
D
D
Pasadena   Harris  
S J.E. "Buster" Brown 17 S
1981 - 2002
67th - 77th
R
Lake Jackson   Brazoria  
S Kent A. Caperton 5 S
1981 - 1991
67th - 71st
D
Bryan   Brazos  
S Lloyd Doggett 14 S
1973 - 1985
63rd - 68th
D
Austin   Travis  
S Chet Edwards F 9 S
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Duncanville   Dallas  
S Ray Farabee 30 S
1975 - 1988
64th - 70th
D
Wichita Falls   Wichita  
S Robert J. "Bob" Glasgow 22 S
1981 - 1993
67th - 72nd
D
Stephenville   Erath  
S Ike Harris 8 S
H
1967 - 1995
1963 - 1965
60th - 73rd
58th
R
R
Dallas   Dallas  
S Don Henderson F 7 S
H
1983 - 1997
1973 - 1983
68th - 74th
63rd - 67th
R
R
Houston   Harris  
S Ed Howard 1 S
H
1979 - 1986
1969 - 1975
66th - 69th
61st - 63rd
D
D
Texarkana   Bowie  
S Grant Jones 24 S
H
1973 - 1989
1965 - 1973
63rd - 70th
59th - 62nd
D
D
Abilene   Taylor  
S Glenn Kothmann 19 S
H
H
H
1971 - 1987
1969 - 1971
1961 - 1967
1957 - 1959
62nd - 69th
61st
57th - 59th
55th
D
D
D
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
S John N. Leedom 16 S
1981 - 1996
67th - 74th
R
Dallas   Dallas  
S Ted Lyon F 2 S
H
1983 - 1993
1979 - 1983
68th - 72nd
66th - 67th
D
D
Mesquite   Dallas  
S Oscar Mauzy 23 S
1967 - 1987
60th - 69th
D
Dallas   Dallas  
S Bob McFarland F 10 S
H
1983 - 1991
1977 - 1983
68th - 71st
65th - 67th
R
R
Arlington   Tarrant  
S John T. Montford F 28 S
1983 - 1996
68th - 74th
D
Lubbock   Lubbock  
S Carl A. Parker 4 S
H
1977 - 1995
1962 - 1977
65th - 73rd
57th - 64th
D
D
Port Arthur   Jefferson  
S Hugh Q. Parmer F 12 S
H
1983 - 1991
1963 - 1965
68th - 71st
58th
D
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
S H. Tati Santiesteban 29 S
H
1973 - 1991
1967 - 1973
63rd - 71st
60th - 62nd
D
D
El Paso   El Paso  
S Bill Sarpalius 31 S
1981 - 1989
67th - 70th
D
Amarillo   Potter  
S John Sharp F 18 S
H
1982 - 1987
1979 - 1982
67th - 69th
66th - 67th
D
D
Victoria   Victoria  
S Bill Sims F 25 S
1983 - 1997
68th - 74th
D
San Angelo   Tom Green  
S John Traeger 21 S
H
1973 - 1987
1963 - 1973
63rd - 69th
58th - 62nd
D
D
Seguin   Guadalupe  
S Carlos F. Truan 20 S
H
1977 - 2003
1969 - 1977
65th - 77th
61st - 64th
D
D
Corpus Christi   Nueces  
S Hector Uribe 27 S
H
1981 - 1991
1978 - 1981
67th - 71st
65th - 67th
D
D
Brownsville   Cameron  
S R. L. "Bob" Vale 26 S
H
1979 - 1985
1965 - 1979
66th - 68th
59th - 65th
D
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
S Craig A. Washington F 13 S
H
1983 - 1990
1973 - 1983
68th - 71st
63rd - 67th
D
D
Houston   Harris  
S John Whitmire F 15 S
H
1983 - 2019
1973 - 1983
68th - 85th
63rd - 67th
D
D
Houston   Harris  
S Lindon Williams 6 S
H
1975 - 1985
1967 - 1974
64th - 69th
60th - 63rd
D
D
Houston   Harris  
H Fred J. Agnich 114 H
1971 - 1989
62nd - 70th
R
Dallas   Dallas  
H Ken Armbrister F 32 S
H
1987 - 2007
1983 - 1987
70th - 79th
68th - 69th
D
D
Victoria   Victoria  
H Gordon "Doc" Arnold F 4 H
1983 - 1985
68th - 69th
D
Terrell   Kaufman  
H Gonzalo Barrientos 51 S
H
1985 - 2007
1975 - 1985
69th - 79th
64th - 68th
D
D
Austin   Travis  
H Erwin W. Barton 144 H
1979 - 1993
66th - 72nd
D
Pasadena   Harris  
H Bob Barton, Jr. F 47 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Buda   Hays  
H Hugo Berlanga 34 H
1977 - 1998
65th - 75th
D
Corpus Christi   Nueces  
H Bill Blanton 99 H
1977 - 1987
65th - 69th
R
Carrollton   Dallas  
H Elton Bomer 11 H
H
H
1994 - 1995
1991 - 1995
1981 - 1985
74th
72nd - 73rd
67th - 68th
D
D
D
Montalba   Anderson  
H J. W. Buchanan 88 H
H
1981 - 1987
1959 - 1963
67th - 69th
56th - 57th
D
D
Dumas   Moore  
H Dick Burnett 66 H
1981 - 1989
67th - 70th
D
San Angelo   Tom Green  
H Bob Bush 62 H
1977 - 1987
65th - 69th
D
Sherman   Grayson  
H David Cain 107 S
H
1995 - 2003
1977 - 1995
74th - 77th
65th - 73rd
D
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H Steve Carriker F 78 S
H
1988 - 1995
1983 - 1988
70th - 73rd
68th - 70th
D
D
Roby   Fisher  
H Bill Carter 91 H
1984 - 2003
68th - 77th
R
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Reby Cary 95 H
1979 - 1985
66th - 68th
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Eddie Cavazos F 35 H
H
1992 - 1993
1983 - 1993
73rd
68th - 72nd
D
D
Corpus Christi   Nueces  
H Bill Ceverha 112 H
1977 - 1989
65th - 70th
R
Dallas   Dallas  
H Jerry Clark 20 H
1978 - 1989
65th - 70th
D
Buna   Jasper  
H Billy Clemons F 17 H
1983 - 1997
68th - 74th
D
Pollock   Angelina  
H Paul Colbert 132 H
1981 - 1993
67th - 72nd
D
Houston   Harris  
H Frank Collazo, Jr. 23 H
1977 - 1993
65th - 72nd
D
Port Arthur   Jefferson  
H Barry Connelly F 126 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 72nd
R
Houston   Harris  
H Bill Coody 63 H
1973 - 1985
63rd - 68th
D
Weatherford   Parker  
H Tom Craddick 76 H
1969 - 2017
61st - 84th
R
Midland   Midland  
H Lloyd Criss 25 H
1979 - 1991
66th - 71st
D
La Marque   Galveston  
H Jim Crockett F 45 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Pearsall   Frio  
H Debra Danburg 137 H
1981 - 2003
67th - 77th
D
Houston   Harris  
H Mark R. Davis F 28 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Freeport   Brazoria  
H Tom DeLay 26 H
1979 - 1985
66th - 68th
R
Sugar Land   Fort Bend  
H Wilhelmina Delco 50 H
1975 - 1995
64th - 73rd
D
Austin   Travis  
H Betty Denton 56 H
1977 - 1995
65th - 73rd
D
Waco   McLennan  
H Robert Earley 33 H
1984 - 1995
68th - 73rd
D
Portland   San Patricio  
H Robert Eckels F 133 H
1983 - 1995
68th - 73rd
R
Houston   Harris  
H Al Edwards 146 H
H
2009 - 2011
1979 - 2007
81st
66th - 79th
D
D
Houston   Harris  
H Frank Eikenburg 60 H
1981 - 1985
67th - 68th
R
Plano   Collin  
H Ed Emmett 127 H
1979 - 1987
66th - 69th
R
Kingwood   Harris  
H Roy English 93 H
H
1983 - 1985
1977 - 1979
68th
65th
D
D
Arlington   Tarrant  
H Charles Evans 92 H
H
1987 - 1987
1973 - 1987
70th
63rd - 69th
R
D
Hurst   Tarrant  
H Larry Q. Evans F 147 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 72nd
D
Houston   Harris  
H Charles Finnell 80 H
H
1977 - 1999
1967 - 1975
65th - 75th
60th - 63rd
D
D
Holliday   Archer  
H Milton E. Fox 125 H
1973 - 1987
63rd - 69th
R
Katy   Harris  
H Joe A. Gamez F 116 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Charles Gandy F 105 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Mesquite   Dallas  
H A. C. "Tony" Garcia 42 H
1975 - 1987
64th - 69th
D
Pharr   Hidalgo  
H Matt Garcia 115 H
1973 - 1983
63rd - 68th
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Orlando Garcia 115 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H John J. Gavin 81 H
1981 - 1991
67th - 71st
D
Wichita Falls   Wichita  
H Gerald Geistweidt 67 H
1979 - 1989
66th - 70th
R
Mason   Mason  
H Bruce Gibson 58 H
1981 - 1992
67th - 72nd
D
Cleburne   Johnson  
H Jay Gibson 75 H
1979 - 1985
66th - 68th
D
Odessa   Ector  
H Smith Gilley 3 H
1975 - 1987
64th - 69th
D
Greenville   Hunt  
H Ernestine Glossbrenner 44 H
1977 - 1993
65th - 72nd
D
Alice   Jim Wells  
H Al Granoff F 108 H
1983 - 1995
68th - 73rd
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H Gene Green 140 S
H
1985 - 1993
1973 - 1985
69th - 72nd
63rd - 69th
D
D
Houston   Harris  
H Noel Grisham F 52 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Round Rock   Williamson  
H Clint Hackney 139 H
1981 - 1989
67th - 70th
D
Houston   Harris  
H Bill Haley 10 S
H
1989 - 1995
1978 - 1989
71st - 73rd
65th - 70th
D
D
Center   Shelby  
H Lanny Hall 91 H
1979 - 1984
66th - 68th
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Tip Hall 61 H
H
1983 - 1985
1978 - 1981
68th
65th - 66th
D
D
Ponder   Denton  
H W.N. "Billy" Hall, Jr. 43 H
1973 - 1987
63rd - 69th
D
Laredo   Webb  
H Bill Hammond F 109 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
R
Dallas   Dallas  
H Joe C. Hanna 64 H
1971 - 1985
62nd - 68th
D
Breckenridge   Stephens  
H Dudley Harrison F 68 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Sanderson   Terrell  
H W.O. "Bill" Harrison, Jr. 36 H
H
1983 - 1985
1979 - 1981
68th
66th
D
D
Corpus Christi   Nueces  
H Talmadge Heflin F 149 H
1983 - 2005
68th - 78th
R
Houston   Harris  
H Joe Hernandez 124 H
1973 - 1985
63rd - 68th
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Allen Hightower F 18 H
1983 - 1999
68th - 75th
D
Huntsville   Walker  
H Paul Hilbert F 150 H
1983 - 2001
68th - 77th
R
Spring   Harris  
H Anita Hill 101 H
H
1981 - 1993
1977 - 1981
67th - 72nd
65th - 66th
R
D
Garland   Dallas  
H Gerald Hill 49 H
1977 - 1984
65th - 68th
D
Austin   Travis  
H Patricia Hill F 102 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
R
Dallas   Dallas  
H Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa 41 S
H
H
2003 - 2017
1997 - 2003
1981 - 1991
78th - 84th
75th - 77th
67th - 71st
D
D
D
McAllen   Hidalgo  
H Bill Hollowell 5 H
H
1973 - 1991
1957 - 1967
63rd - 71st
55th - 59th
D
D
Grand Saline   Van Zandt  
H Jim Horn 59 H
1981 - 1999
67th - 75th
R
Denton   Denton  
H David Hudson F 6 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Tyler   Smith  
H Samuel Hudson III 100 H
1973 - 1997
63rd - 74th
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H James Hury F 24 H
1983 - 1992
68th - 72nd
D
Galveston   Galveston  
H Lee Jackson 113 H
1977 - 1987
65th - 69th
R
Dallas   Dallas  
H Arves E. Jones F 71 H
1983 - 1989
68th - 70th
R
El Paso   El Paso  
H Ray Keller 104 H
H
1983 - 1987
1979 - 1983
68th - 69th
66th - 67th
R
D
Duncanville   Dallas  
H Hill Kemp F 27 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Manvel   Brazoria  
H Rollin Khoury 55 H
1981 - 1985
67th - 68th
R
Waco   McLennan  
H L. B. Kubiak F 13 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Rockdale   Milam  
H Edmund Kuempel F 46 H
H
2010 - 2011
1983 - 2010
82nd
68th - 81st
R
R
Seguin   Guadalupe  
H James E. "Pete" Laney 85 H
1973 - 2007
63rd - 79th
D
Hale Center   Hale  
H Don Lee 38 H
1981 - 1987
67th - 69th
D
Harlingen   Cameron  
H El Franco Lee 142 H
1979 - 1985
66th - 68th
D
Houston   Harris  
H Bob Leonard, Jr. 97 H
1979 - 1987
66th - 70th
R
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Gib Lewis 89 H
1971 - 1993
62nd - 72nd
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Neeley C. Lewis 14 H
1984 - 1985
68th
D
College Station   Brazos  
H Albert Luna III 143 H
1980 - 1991
66th - 71st
D
Houston   Harris  
H Frank Madla 117 S
H
1993 - 2006
1973 - 1993
73rd - 79th
63rd - 72nd
D
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Jimmy Mankins 7 H
1975 - 1985
64th - 68th
D
Kilgore   Gregg  
H Roman Martinez F 148 H
1983 - 1993
68th - 72nd
D
Houston   Harris  
H Walter Martinez F 119 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Nancy McDonald 73 H
1984 - 1997
68th - 74th
D
El Paso   El Paso  
H Jan McKenna F 94 H
1983 - 1987
68th - 69th
R
Arlington   Tarrant  
H Dr. Mike McKinney 15 H
1984 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Centerville   Leon  
H Jim McWilliams 9 H
1981 - 1991
67th - 71st
D
Hallsville   Harrison  
H Bill Messer 53 H
1979 - 1986
66th - 69th
D
Belton   Bell  
H Mike Millsap 96 H
H
1983 - 1989
1977 - 1979
68th - 70th
65th
D
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Alex Moreno F 40 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Edinburg   Hidalgo  
H Paul Moreno 72 H
H
1975 - 2009
1967 - 1973
64th - 80th
60th - 62nd
D
D
El Paso   El Paso  
H René O. Oliveira 39 H
H
1991 - 2017
1981 - 1987
72nd - 84th
67th - 69th
D
D
Brownsville   Cameron  
H Jesse Oliver F 111 H
1983 - 1987
68th - 69th
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H Jim Parker F 65 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 72nd
D
De Leon   Comanche  
H Kae T. Patrick 123 H
1981 - 1988
67th - 70th
R
San Antonio   Bexar  
H David Patronella F 138 H
1983 - 1989
68th - 71st
D
Houston   Harris  
H Pete Patterson 2 H
1977 - 1999
65th - 75th
D
Brookston   Lamar  
H Randy Pennington 130 H
1981 - 1993
67th - 72nd
R
Houston   Harris  
H Wayne Peveto 19 H
1973 - 1985
63rd - 68th
D
Orange   Orange  
H George Pierce 122 H
H
1983 - 1993
1979 - 1983
68th - 72nd
66th - 67th
R
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Mary Polk 73 H
1979 - 1984
66th - 68th
D
El Paso   El Paso  
H Anthony Polumbo 128 H
1975 - 1991
64th - 71st
D
Houston   Harris  
H Bill Presnal 14 H
1969 - 1984
61st - 68th
D
Bryan   Brazos  
H Albert Price 22 H
1977 - 1999
65th - 75th
D
Beaumont   Jefferson  
H Paul Ragsdale 110 H
1973 - 1987
63rd - 69th
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H Irma Rangel 37 H
1977 - 2003
65th - 78th
D
Kingsville   Kleberg  
H Phyllis Robinson F 31 H
1983 - 1991
68th - 71st
D
Gonzales   Gonzales  
H Nolan "Buzz" Robnett 82 H
1979 - 1993
66th - 72nd
R
Lubbock   Lubbock  
H Jim D. Rudd 77 H
1977 - 1995
65th - 73rd
D
Brownfield   Terry  
H Sam Russell F 8 H
1983 - 1992
68th - 72nd
D
Mount Pleasant   Titus  
H Froy Salinas 83 H
1977 - 1985
65th - 68th
D
Lubbock   Lubbock  
H Robert Saunders 30 H
1981 - 1997
67th - 74th
D
La Grange   Fayette  
H Stan Schlueter 54 H
1977 - 1989
65th - 71st
D
Killeen   Bell  
H Alan Schoolcraft 121 H
1981 - 1993
67th - 72nd
R
Universal City   Bexar  
H Larry Don Shaw 69 H
1980 - 1988
66th - 70th
D
Big Spring   Howard  
H Gwyn Clarkston Shea F 98 H
1983 - 1993
68th - 72nd
R
Irving   Dallas  
H Alex Short, Jr. F 1 H
1983 - 1987
68th - 69th
D
Texarkana   Bowie  
H Bob Simpson 86 H
1975 - 1985
64th - 68th
D
Amarillo   Randall  
H Ashley Smith 136 H
1981 - 1995
67th - 73rd
R
Houston   Harris  
H Carlyle Smith 106 H
1975 - 1987
64th - 69th
D
Grand Prairie   Dallas  
H Terral R. Smith 48 H
1981 - 1991
67th - 71st
R
Austin   Travis  
H Chip Staniswalis 87 H
1981 - 1989
67th - 70th
R
Amarillo   Potter  
H Mark Stiles F 21 H
1983 - 1999
68th - 75th
D
Beaumont   Jefferson  
H Lou Nelle Sutton 120 H
1976 - 1989
64th - 70th
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Frank Tejeda 118 S
H
1987 - 1993
1977 - 1987
70th - 72nd
65th - 69th
D
D
San Antonio   Bexar  
H Gary Thompson 79 H
1979 - 1986
66th - 69th
D
Abilene   Taylor  
H Senfronia Thompson 141 H
1973 - 2017
63rd - 84th
D
Houston   Harris  
H Russ Tidwell 49 H
1984 - 1985
68th
D
Austin   Travis  
H Mike Toomey F 135 H
1983 - 1988
68th - 70th
R
Houston   Harris  
H Rodney Tow 16 H
1981 - 1985
67th - 68th
D
Conroe   Montgomery  
H Jim Turner 15 S
H
1991 - 1997
1981 - 1984
72nd - 74th
67th - 68th
D
D
Crockett   Houston  
H D. R. "Tom" Uher 29 H
1967 - 2003
60th - 77th
D
Bay City   Matagorda  
H Robert "Bob" Valles 74 H
1977 - 1985
65th - 68th
D
El Paso   El Paso  
H Jack Vowell 70 H
1981 - 1995
67th - 73rd
R
El Paso   El Paso  
H Tom C. Waldrop 12 H
1981 - 1989
67th - 70th
D
Corsicana   Navarro  
H Ralph Wallace 145 H
1977 - 1993
65th - 72nd
D
Houston   Harris  
H Ed R. Watson 129 H
1973 - 1989
63rd - 70th
D
Deer Park   Harris  
H Foster Whaley 84 H
1979 - 1989
66th - 70th
D
Pampa   Gray  
H Leroy J. Wieting 33 H
1962 - 1984
57th - 68th
D
Portland   San Patricio  
H Doyle Willis 90 H
H
S
H
1973 - 1997
1969 - 1971
1953 - 1963
1947 - 1953
63rd - 74th
61st
53rd - 57th
50th - 52nd
D
D
D
D
Fort Worth   Tarrant  
H Ron Wilson 131 H
1977 - 2004
65th - 78th
D
Houston   Harris  
H Steven Wolens 103 H
1981 - 2005
67th - 78th
D
Dallas   Dallas  
H C. K. "Chock" Word F 57 H
1983 - 1985
68th
D
Meridian   Bosque  
H Brad Wright 134 H
1976 - 1991
64th - 71st
R
Houston   Harris  

F indicates this was the first time that the member served in either a regular or called session.

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