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Bruce Gibson Bruce Gibson
Full Name: Benjamin Bruce Gibson

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 31, 1992 72nd (1) (2)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Erath, Johnson, Somervell
H 58 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Erath, Johnson, Somervell
H 58 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Erath, Johnson, Somervell
H 58 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Erath, Johnson, Somervell
H 58 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Erath, Johnson, Somervell
H 33 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Godley / Johnson   Erath, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
(1) Bernard Erickson, in special election 5/2/1992, sworn 5/13/1992, succeeded Bruce Gibson, resigned 1/31/1992. Erickson's first session was 72nd 4th Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) State Representative, District 58, May 2, 1992. Texas Secretary of State - Statement of Canvass for Special Election, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 70th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 93. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, 1st C.S., HR 123. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, 5th C.S., HR 50. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 2. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 73rd Legislature, R.S., SCR 11. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch included in "Texas Government Insider," July 24, 2009, Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bruce Gibson, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • 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.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Government Efficiency (Co-Chair) 
    Government Organization (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Artist, Select (Chair) 
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Government Organization (Chair) 
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Judicial Selection (Co-Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Air Transport Systems, Select  
    Deceptive Trade Practices (Co-Chair) 
    Financial Institutions (Chair) 
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Judiciary, Select, Interim  
    Security Interests in Farm Products, Special  
    State Affairs  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Advisory Committee to Study Viable Alternatives to the House Study Group  
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Task Force  
    Capital Formation, Select, Interim (Chair) 
    Financial Institutions (Chair) 
    General Investigating  
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Merit Selection of Judges, Committee of 100 for the  
    Texas State Artist  
    Ways and Means  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Agriculture and Livestock Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Business and Commerce (Vice Chair) 
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Calendars  
    Ways and Means (Vice Chair) 
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Agriculture and Livestock Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Judicial Affairs  
    Judicial Selection, Select  
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Rural Water Cooperatives, House Joint (Chair) 
     

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