Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index

Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

Legislative clips Legislative clips archive Texas media links Current articles Texshare databases New books New & Noteworthy
Legislative Archive System Index to Sections Affected Conference committee reports Constitutional amendments Vetoes State budget Redistricting information Signed copies of bills Statutory revision Texas law timeline Water law timeline Statute publication dates Legislative intent guide
Texas Legislators: Past & Present Governors of Texas Lt. Governors and Speakers Senate Presidents Pro Tempore Senate & House seniority Member statistics Chief Elected Officials Texas legislators on Twitter
Sessions and years Bill statistics Member statistics Bill effective dates Legislative deadlines Session summaries Special sessions Legislative staff lists
Today's meetings Meetings by date Standing committees Committees by session Committee search Legislative reports Committee minutes Standing committee appointments
Library catalog House & Senate Journals House & Senate Rules Parliamentary resources General and Special Laws of Texas Codes of 1856 Paschal's Digest Penal Code revision research guide Code of Criminal Procedure guide Deceptive Trade Practices Act Impeachment of O.P. Carrillo Gubernatorial inauguration materials Water resources research guide School finance litigation archive
Frequently Asked Questions Contacting your legislator Texas bill status State agency hotlines & citizen   assistance Texas legislative agencies &   process Other libraries Public policy resources

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profileprinter friendly versionreturn to screen view

Billy H. Williamson Billy H. Williamson
Full Name: Billy Houston Williamson, Sr.
Date of birth: November 14, 1927
Date of death: May 26, 1982

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
(1) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR 598. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., HSR 456. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, R.S., HSR 529. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 618. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., HCR 42. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., HSR 96. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HCR 19, date of death 5/25/1982. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and photos, "Presenting . . . Billy Williamson: Who He Is, His Accomplishments, His Wife and Family, What He Believes, His Program for the Future," Think Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, Special 1970 Issue, Supplement to Tyler-Courier-Times Morning Telegraph, April 28-29, 1970. Courtesy of the family of Billy H. Williamson. Donated Material.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named 'Honorable Mention'. Best and Worst Legislators, 1973.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Billy H. Williamson, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Billy H. Williamson, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Billy H. Williamson, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. The signing of HB 762, 62nd R.S. Standing behind Gov. Preston Smith, L-R Billy Williamson, Bill Bass, Ed Howard, Lindley Beckworth. Photo courtesy of the family of Billy H. Williamson., 62nd Legislature, Donated Material
  • Photograph. Billy H. Williamson, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Billy H. Williamson, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Judge Billy Houston Williamson, Sr., interment in Jonesboro Cemetery, Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana. Photo, grave marker date of death 5/26/1982. Find a Grave.
  • Billy Williamson Papers, 1964-1975, including Oral History, Issue Files, Legislative Files, Constitutional Convention (1974), and Clippings. Finding aid and detailed description including biographical information. The University of Texas at Tyler University Archives and Special Collections Department. The University of Texas at Tyler.
  • Committee Informationtop
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Utilization of State Owned Property  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor  
    Labor Subcommittee on Occupational and Industrial Safety  
    State Artist Selection, Special  
    62nd 3rd C.S. - 1972
    Revenue and Taxation  
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Crime Study  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
    Motor Transportation  
    Public Education  
    Public Education Financing  
    Revenue and Taxation, Interim  
    Urban Affairs  
    Vocational-Technical Education, Interim  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Military Affairs  
    Motor Transportation  
    Parks and Wildlife  
    Preschool Education Standards  
    Public Education  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Penitentiaries  
    Priority of State Tax Liens  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.