Jay Gibson

Full Name: Joseph Vincent "Jay" Gibson III
Date of birth: June 9, 1950
Date of death: March 24, 2023

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 73 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector
H 73 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Ector

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Best'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.


  • Photograph. Jay Gibson, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jay Gibson, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jay Gibson, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

69th R.S. - 1985
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Task Force  
68th R.S. - 1983
Higher Education (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Higher Education  
Higher Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
Local and Consent Calendars  
67th R.S. - 1981
Elections (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
Higher Education, House Joint  
66th R.S. - 1979
Energy Resources  
Energy Resources Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  

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