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Rayford Price Rayford Price
Full Name: William Rayford Price

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson Speaker 3/28/1972 - 1/9/1973.   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 16 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (2)   Democrat Frankston / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee
H 27 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Frankston / Anderson   Anderson
(1) W. Rayford Price succeeded Gus Mutscher, resigned 3/28/1972, as Speaker of the House the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 11/23/1962. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 12. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 169. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., HSR 121. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, 3rd C.S., HSR 75, Commending Speaker Rayford Price for his leadership and declaring that the date July 5, 1972, be designated as "Speaker's Day." Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HCR 25. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 65th Legislature, R.S., HSR 89. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 66th Legislature, R.S., HR 118. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 290. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 295, honoring former speakers and certain members on the occasion of Speaker's Day. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 68th Speaker of the House of Representatives: William Rayford Price. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rayford Price, 62nd Legislature, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Legislative Project includes tape-recorded interviews, Oral History Collection, University of North Texas.
  • Price, William Rayford. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary  
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Parks and Wildlife  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Delinquent Ad Valorem Tax (Vice Chair) 
    Elections  
    Imported Fire Ant Infestation  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Election Code (Vice Chair) 
    Facilities for the Criminally Insane and the Insane Criminal  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Law Revision  
    Election Law  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary  
    Penitentiaries  
    Visit Certain Military Installations, Special  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Counties  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Education  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    State Affairs  
    State-Owned Lands and/or Islands  
     

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