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John J. Gavin John J. Gavin
Full Name: John J. Gavin
Date of birth: August 23, 1920
Date of death: February 16, 2007

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 81 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 81 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 81 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 52 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 1049. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 80th Legislature, R.S., HCR 114. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy; United States Naval Reserve. "Born on August 23, 1920, in Indianapolis, Indiana, John Gavin attended Notre Dame University and was in his final year of studies there when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II; Mr. Gavin answered the nation's call to service and joined the "Flying Irish," a group of Notre Dame students who became Naval aviators; he served bravely as a carrier-based fighter pilot during the war and was a member of the Naval Reserve until 1948." 80th Legislature, R.S., HCR 114. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 71st Legislature, Members of the 71st Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. John J. Gavin, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Notice of death, 2/16/2007. Speaker of the House.
  • Obituary and photo, 2/17/2007, Wichita Falls Times Record News.
  • Committee Informationtop
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Business and Commerce  
    Insurance (Chair) 
    Insurance Regulation, Special (Co-Chair) 
    Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Pool, Special  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Insurance (Chair) 
    Insurance Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State Affairs  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Election Contests, Special  
    Insurance (Chair) 
    Liability Insurance and Tort Law and Procedure  
    Premium Tax Task Force  
    State Affairs  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Higher Education  
    Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Insurance  
    Insurance Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Ways and Means  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Insurance  
    Intergovernmental Affairs  
    Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Teenage Pregnancy, Select  
     

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