Richard Swift

Richard Swift

Full Name: Richard Ernest "Dick" Swift, Jr.

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Freestone
H 11 May 12, 1988 - Jan 10, 1989 70th (1) (2)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Chambers, Freestone

(1) Richard Swift, in special election 5/7/1988, sworn 5/12/1988, succeeded Cliff Johnson, resigned 1/6/1988. First session was 71st Regular. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 5/12/1988. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top


  • Photograph. Richard Swift, 71st Legislature, Members of the 71st Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Richard Swift, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

71st R.S. - 1989
Natural Resources  
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Public Safety  
Waste Management Policy, Task Force on  
70th R.S. - 1987
Natural Resources  

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