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Lindley Beckworth Lindley Garrison Beckworth
Full Name: Lindley Garrison Beckworth, Sr.
Date of birth: June 30, 1913
Date of death: March 9, 1984

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Gladewater / Gregg   Gregg, Panola, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
H 4 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SCR 4. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • BECKWORTH, Lindley Garrison, Sr. (1913-1984). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Memorial, June 1984, p. 726. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Lindley Beckworth, 62nd 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. Lindley C. Beckworth, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 62nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Election Law Study  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Oil and Gas  
    Population Distribution, Interim  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Vegetable Marketing, Interim  
    Water and Conservation  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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