Bill 'Jitterbug' Henderson
Full Name: Robert William "Jitterbug" Henderson
Date of birth: September 5, 1919
Date of death: December 27, 1955
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1953 - Mar 4, 1954
Houston / Harris
Henderson resigned 3/4/1954.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
- Robert William "Jitterbug" Henderson, birth date 9/15/1919, death date 12/27/1955, burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston. Includes photographs, no headstone photo.
Find a Grave.
- Obituary and photo, "'Jitterbug' Henderson Dies at 36, 12/28/1955, pp. 1, 6.
- Obituary, "Henderson, Famed Aggie Star Dies," 12/28/1955, p. 10. "At A&M, Henderson won 14 letters in major sports as well as medals in boxing and handball. During each of his last two years, he won four varsity letters."
Galveston Daily News.
- Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1974.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
Committee Information top
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