J.B. Walling

John Bell Walling

Full Name: John Bell Walling
Date of birth: October 5, 1928
Date of death: October 16, 1988

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81-2 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 81-2 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 81-2 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Nov 13, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd (1) (2)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita

(1) J.B. Walling, in special election 11/13/1951, succeeded Vernon McDaniel, resigned 6/13/1951. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Succeeded predecessor on 11/13/1951. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • "J.B. Walling; His Pump Eases World's Thirst," Fort Worth Star Telegram, 10/20/1988. Death date 10/16/1988. Ancestry.com.
  • "Dispute Arises Over Boundary," 1/18/1953. Dallas Morning News.


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Committee Information top

55th R.S. - 1957
Common Carriers (Chair) 
Conservation and Reclamation  
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
Public Lands and Buildings  
54th R.S. - 1955
Common Carriers  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas, and Mining (Vice Chair) 
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
53rd R.S. - 1953
Judicial Districts  
Motor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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