W.R. (Bill) Archer

W.R. 'Bill' Archer

Full Name: William Reynolds "Bill" Archer, Jr.

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22-5 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st (1) (2)   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-5 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th (3) (4)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Party listed as Republican on member card. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office.
(2) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Party switch from Democrat to Republican on 12/7/1967. "State Rep. Archer to Switch Parties," 12/6/1967. Houston Post.
(4) 60th Legislature, 1st Called Session and 61st Legislature - Republican. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • ARCHER, William Reynolds, Jr. (1928- ). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

61st R.S. - 1969
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Data Processing and Printing  
Desalination of Water  
State Affairs  
60th R.S. - 1967
Constitutional Revision Commission  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Mental Health and Mental Retardation  

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