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Buck Florence Buck Florence
Full Name: James Buck Florence
Date of birth: February 15, 1937
Date of death: March 7, 1990

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Hughes Springs / Cass   Cass, Marion, Morris, Smith, Upshur
H 2 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Hughes Springs / Cass   Cass, Marion, Morris, Smith, Upshur
H 2 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Hughes Springs / Cass   Cass, Marion, Morris, Smith, Upshur
H 2 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Hughes Springs / Cass   Cass, Marion, Morris, Smith, Upshur
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., HSR 227. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 30. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 71st Legislature, 3rd C.S. - House adjourned in memory of Buck Florence, 3/19/1990, p. 76. House Journal.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1981.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Buck Florence, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. , 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Buck Florence, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Buck Florence, 67th 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Florence chosen Freshman of the Year, 64th Legislature, "Ex-Legislator's death is declared suicide," 3/10/1990. Austin American Statesman.
  • Memorial, September 1990, p. 977. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Higher Education  
    House Administration  
    Judicial Affairs (Chair) 
    Judicial Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Child Abuse/Neglect and Child Pornography, Select  
    Elections  
    Regions, Compacts, and Districts  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Employee Productivity, Select (Vice Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Appropriations  
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Aging  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters - Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Health  
    Long-term Care Alternatives  
    Products Liability, House Joint (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters II  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on General Matters (Chair) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Health Standards  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Resolutions (Chair) 
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Financial Institutions  
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
     

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