Velma L. Ramsey

Full Name: Velma L. "Bo" Ramsey
Date of birth: March 19, 1918
Date of death: December 9, 1979

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola, Shelby
H 5 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola, Shelby

Terms of Service top

House District 5
Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961
Legislatures: 56th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Beckville / Panola
Counties in district: Panola, Shelby
House District 5
Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959
Legislatures: 55th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Beckville / Panola
Counties in district: Panola, Shelby

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, V.L. (Bo) Ramsey, 12/12/1979, p. 3A. Marshall News Messenger.

Military Service Notes

  • Velma L. Ramsey, enlistment date 1/6/1941, birth year 1918, civilian occupation: salespersons. FamilySearch United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Military grave marker, Velma L. Ramsey, birth date 3/19/1918, death date 12/9/1979, burial in Martin Cemetery, Tatum, Rusk County. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army Air Force, World War II. Entered "military service in 1940, where he attained the rank of sergeant in the artillery and later served as an aviation cadet commander until he was granted a commission in the United States Army Air Force . . . Mr. Ramsey served a tour of combat duty, then became commanding officer of the 558th Air Force Base Unit at Nashville, Tennessee, and was honorably separated from the service in 1945." 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 353. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

56th R.S. - 1959
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
State Affairs  
Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy  
55th R.S. - 1957
House Committee System  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  

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