J.W. (Bill) Shannon

James William Shannon

Full Name: James William "Bill" Shannon
Date of birth: October 22, 1907
Date of death: December 30, 1988

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bosque, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton
H 62 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bosque, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton
H 105 Jan 14, 1947 - Oct 4, 1948 50th (1)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath, Hood

(1) Shannon resigned 10/4/1948. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, J.W. 'Bill' Shannon, State Representative, 1/1/1989, p. 37. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

55th R.S. - 1957
Commerce and Manufacturer's  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
54th R.S. - 1955
Liquor Regulation  
Public Health  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
50th R.S. - 1947
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Liquor Regulation  
Public Health  
State Penitentiaries and the Farm System, Investigation, Special  

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