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Anita Hill Anita Hill
Full Name: Anita Dorcas Hill
Other surnames: Carraway, Dorcas, Carraway, Dorcas,
Date of birth: August 13, 1928
Date of death: October 7, 2003

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 101 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 101 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 101 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 101 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-D Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Republican Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-D Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th (1)   Democrat Garland / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-D Aug 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Garland / Dallas   Dallas
(1) Party switch from Democrat to Republican on 9/13/1979. Dallas Times Herald 9/14/1979, "Rep. Anita Hill tells of new GOP allegiance." Legislative Clipping Service.
(2) Sworn 8/11/1977. Oaths of Office.
(3) Anita Hill, in special election 8/6/1977, sworn 8/11/1977, succeeded Kenneth Vaughan, resigned 6/5/1977. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Special election 7/16/1977, runoff 8/6/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 62, Members refuse to attend functions in public or private places that deny access to any member of the House. [Rep. Hill denied access to Austin's Citadel Club in February 1981.] House Journal.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 182. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 69th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 24. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 122. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 78th Legislature, 3rd C.S., HR 340. Anita Carraway Hill. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Anita Dorcas Carraway Hill, pp. 198-200. First female legislator in Texas to change parties while in office. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Anita Hill, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, p. 5B. Dallas Morning News.
  • Committee Informationtop
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Business and Commerce (Vice Chair) 
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Government Organization  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Government Organization  
    House Research Organization Steering Committee (Chair) 
    Job Training Partnership Act Monitoring (Co-Chair) 
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Government Organization  
    House Research Organization Steering Committee (Chair) 
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    Teenage Suicide, Select  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Advisory Committee to Study Viable Alternatives to the House Study Group  
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Construction Trench Safety  
    Government Organization  
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Child Abuse and Pornography, House Joint  
    Cultural and Historical Resources (Vice Chair) 
    Cultural and Historical Resources Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Government Organization  
    Local and Consent Calendars  
    State, Federal, and International Relations  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Judicial Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Judicial Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    State Affairs  
    Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Special  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Business and Industry  
    Business and Industry Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
    Judicial Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Business and Industry  
    Health and Welfare  
    Self-Insurance of Workers' Compensation Claims, House Joint  
     

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