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Wilhelmina Delco Wilhelmina Delco
Full Name: Wilhelmina Ruth Delco
Other surnames: Fitzgerald,

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 50 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Austin / Travis Speaker Pro Tem, 1/17/1991.   Travis
H 50 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 50 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 50 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 50 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 37-D Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 37-D Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 37-D Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 37-1 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 69th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 37. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 69th Legislature, 3rd C.S., SR 15. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 70th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 102. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, 5th C.S., HCR 18. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 930. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, R.S., HCR 83, Speaker Pro Tem. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., SR 163. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 204. Black Women in Texas History, 2008.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, pp. 182-186. First African American elected to school board of Austin Independent School District, first African American elected to represent Travis County in the Texas House, first woman appointed speaker pro tem. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Photo and biographical sketch included in "Texas Government Insider," September 2008. Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.
  • Other Resources
  • Photos and biographical article, "The Many Lives of Wilhelmina Delco," May 2009. First African-American elected to the Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees; First African-American elected to represent Travis County in the Texas House of Representatives; First woman appointed Speaker Pro Tempore of the House. Austin Woman.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 73rd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Wilhelmina Delco, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.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.
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 69th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Corrections (Vice Chair) 
    Election Contest District 144, Special  
    General Investigating (Chair) 
    Higher Education  
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Corrections  
    Higher Education  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Higher Education, Select  
    Rules, Select  
    Science and Technology  
    Science and Technology Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Proprietary Schools, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Science and Technology  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Business and Commerce  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education in South Texas  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Vice Chair) 
    Post-Secondary Medical, Dental, and Allied Health Education, Special  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Higher Education, Select  
    State, Federal and International Relations  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State, Federal, and International Relations  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education Adminstration, Special  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight I  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight II  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Higher Education (Chair) 
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
    Liquor Regulation  
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Drugs and Alcohol Abuse and Control, Select  
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Aging  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters - Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
    Public Education (Vice Chair) 
    Public Education Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Public School Finance  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Teacher Salary  
    Public School Finance, Legislative Commission  
    Rules  
    Rules Subcommittee on Joint Rules  
    Rules Subcommittee on Resolutions  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Alternatives to Public School Financing, Special  
    Constitutional Revision  
    Joint City/Legislative  
    Public Education  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Public School Finance  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Special Populations (Chair) 
     

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