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V. E. 'Red' Berry V.E. 'Red' Berry
Full Name: Virgil Edward "Red" Berry
Date of birth: February 27, 1899
Date of death: November 24, 1969

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 10, 1967 - Nov 24, 1969 61st (1)   60th (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-4 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (3)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-4 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-4 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Berry died 11/24/1969. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 60th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1967, p. 19. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., HSR 203. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 125. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 13. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 61st Legislature, R.S., SR 219-220. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., SCR 3. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War I. 62nd Legislature, R.S., SCR 3. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. V. E. 'Red' Berry, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V. E. 'Red' Berry, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V. E. 'Red' Berry, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V. E. 'Red' Berry, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. V. E. 'Red' Berry, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 60th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Virgil Edward "Red" Berry, birth date 2/27/1899, death date 11/24/1969. Certificate of death lists occupation "State Senator." FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Committee Informationtop
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County, District, and Urban Affairs  
    Finance  
    Legislative, Congressional, and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Parks and Wildlife  
    Public Health  
    Rules  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Claims  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties, Cities, and Towns  
    General Investigating  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Chair) 
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Highways and Roads  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Election Law  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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