Sam Howard Bass

Full Name: Sam Howard Bass, Jr.
Date of birth: August 9, 1926
Date of death: May 3, 2003

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 13, 1959 - Nov 23, 1959 56th (1)   Democrat Freeport / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 23 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Freeport / Brazoria   Brazoria

(1) Neil Caldwell, in special election 1/9/1960, sworn 2/22/1960, succeeded Sam H. Bass, Jr., resigned 11/23/1959. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, World War II. Corpsman at a Navy hospital in California. Obituary, 5/8/2003. Houston Chronicle.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Sam Bass, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Sam H. Bass, Jr., 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Sam Bass, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

56th R.S. - 1959
Commerce and Manufacturers (Chair) 
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  
55th R.S. - 1957
Aged Citizens  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Highways and Roads  
Labor  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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