EARTHMAN, Jim (b. 1935)
Mortician, member of the Texas House of Representatives from Houston, Republican. His experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. Revenue bills; corporate profits tax; Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal; legislative ethics; “Dirty Thirty”; appropriations; redistricting; personal legislation.
Date of Interview: August 17, 1971
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Second, Third, and Fourth Special Sessions of the Sixty-second Legislature. House Speakership race; House rules reform; appropriations bill; insurance legislation; comments about Governor Preston Smith.
Date of Interview: December 8, 1972