JONES, Grant (b. 1922)
Insurance executive, member of the Texas Senate from Abilene, Democrat. His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. Personal political philosophy; public school financing; public utilities legislation; constitutional revision; personal legislation.
Date of Interview: July 21, 1975
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-sixth Legislature. Appointment as chairman of the Finance Committee; Legislative budget board and the budget-making process; comments about Comptroller Bob Bullock; comments about of Governor William Clements; appropriations bill; tax relief legislation; public school financing; Peveto Bill; comments about “Killer Bees”; consumer legislation.
Date of Interview: August 21, 1979