JOHNSON, Eddie Bernice (b. 1934)

Profession: Nurse
Political Service: Texas House of Representatives
Political Party: Democrat

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Nurse, member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Democrat. Her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Texas Legislature. Early life in a segregated society; early political activities; campaign for the Texas House of Representatives, 1972; Black Caucus; Women’s Caucus; reform legislation; appropriations; personal legislation; altercation with Comptroller Robert Calvert; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date of Interview: August 3, 1973 to August 13, 1973, October 2, 1973

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Nurse, member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Democrat. Her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Texas Legislature. Early life in a segregated society; early political activities; campaign for the Texas House of Representatives, 1972; Black Caucus; Women’s Caucus; reform legislation; appropriations; personal legislation; altercation with Comptroller Robert Calvert; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date of Interview: August 3, 1973 to August 13, 1973, October 2, 1973

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Her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. House speakership race; committee appointments; public school financing; constitutional revision; public utilities legislation; personal legislation; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date of Interview: September 10, 1975 to December 1, 1975

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