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Elizabeth Ames Jones Elizabeth Ames Jones
Full Name: Elizabeth Ames Jones
Other surnames: Ames

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 121 Elected but never sworn 79th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Republican San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 121 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Republican San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 121 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Republican San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) "Capitol Roundup," 3/3/2005, Ames Jones sworn in as member of the Texas Railroad Commission. Austin American Statesman.
(2) 79th Legislature - Elizabeth Ames Jones elected, but never sworn; declined to qualify for office 1/10/2005 in anticipation of appointment to the Texas Railroad Commission. Governor Rick Perry.
(3) Proclamation, 1/13/2005, Ordering special election in House District 121 on 2/5/2005 to serve unexpired term of Elizabeth Ames Jones. Governor Rick Perry.
(4) Nomination received by Senate, 2/1/2005, p. 130; Nominee confirmed 2/9/2005, p. 196. Senate Journal.
(5) Joe Straus, in special election 2/5/2005, sworn 2/10/2005, succeeded unexpired term of Elizabeth Ames Jones, appointed to the Texas Railroad Commission. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 78th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Elizabeth Ames Jones, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elizabeth Ames Jones, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elizabeth Ames Jones, 79th Legislature, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 79th Legislature, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 77th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 78th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas, 2007.
  • Committee Informationtop
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommitte on Article IX  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Regulatory (Article VIII)  
    Energy Resources (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Public School Finance, Select  
    Public School Finance, Select Subcommittee on High School  
    Public School Finance, Select Subcommittee on Tax  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    State Recreational Resources  
    Urban Affairs  
     

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