Frederick Vancleve Meridith

Full Name: Frederick Vancleve "Fred" Meridith
Date of birth: October 5, 1910
Date of death: October 31, 1983

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman, Rockwall
H 52 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman
H 52 Jan 31, 1950 - Jan 9, 1951 51st (1)   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman

(1) Fred V. Meridith, in special election 11/8/1949, sworn 1/31/1950, succeeded Phillip L. Willis, resigned 8/28/1949. First session was 51st 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, April 1984, p. 463. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

53rd R.S. - 1953
Common Carriers  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Motor Traffic (Chair) 
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  
52nd R.S. - 1951
Commerce and Manufactures  
Crime Investigating, Special (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Motor Traffic  
State Affairs  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
51st R.S. - 1949
Constitutional Amendments  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Printing  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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