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Past Board Members and Commissioners

Texas Department of Insurance History

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Commissioners
Texas Department of Insurance: 1994-Present
Annual Report Number /
Fiscal Year Ended
Names, Titles
139th / 8-31-14 Julia Rathgeber, Commissioner
138th / 8-31-13 Julia Rathgeber, Commissioner
137th / 8-31-12 Eleanor Kitzman, Commissioner
136th / 8-31-11 Eleanor Kitzman, Commissioner
135th / 8-31-10 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
134th / 8-31-09 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
133rd / 8-31-08 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
132nd / 8-31-07 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
131st / 8-31-06 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
130th / 8-31-05 Mike Geeslin, Commissioner
129th / 8-31-04 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
128th / 8-31-03 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
127th / 8-31-02 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
126th / 8-31-01 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
125th / 8-31-00 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
124th / 8-31-99 Jose Montemayor, Commissioner
123rd / 8-31-98 Elton Bomer, Commissioner
122nd / 8-31-97 Elton Bomer, Commissioner
121st / 8-31-96 Elton Bomer, Commissioner
120th / 8-31-95 Elton Bomer, Commissioner (sworn in February 1995)
119th / 8-31-94 J. Robert Hunter, Commissioner
Board Members and Commissioners
Texas Department of Insurance and Forerunners: 1957-1993
Annual Report Number /
Fiscal Year Ended
Names, Titles
82nd / 8-31-57 Penn J. Jackson, Chair of Board
J. P. Gibbs, Member
David B. Irons, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
83rd / 8-31-58 Penn J. Jackson, Chairman
David B. Irons, Member
Robert W. Strain, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
84th / 8-31-59 Penn J. Jackson, Chairman
David B. Irons, Member
Robert W. Strain, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
85th / 8-31-60 Penn J. Jackson, Chairman
Robert W. Strain, Member
Ned Price, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
86th / 8-31-61 Thomas C. Ferguson, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
87th / 8-31-62 Ned Price, Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Joseph F. Trosper, Member
William A. Harrison, Commissioner
88th / 8-31-63 William Hunter McLean, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
J. N. Nutt , Commissioner
89th / 8-31-64 William Hunter McLean, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
J. N. Nutt , Commissioner
90th / 8-31-65 William Hunter McLean, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
J. N. Nutt , Commissioner
91st / 8-31-66 William Hunter McLean, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
92nd / 8-31-67 William Hunter McLean, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten , Commissioner
93rd / 8-31-68 George M. Cowden, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten
94th / 8-31-69 Ned Price, Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Charles D. Mathews, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
95th / 8-31-70 Ned Price, Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Charles D. Mathews, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
96th / 8-31-71 Larry Teaver, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
97th / 8-31-72 Ray Kirkpatrick, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
98th / 8-31-73 Joe Christie, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten, Commissioner
99th / 8-31-74 Joe Christie, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Clay Cotten
100th / 8-31-75 Joe Christie, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Joseph D. Hawkins, Commissioner
101st / 8-31-76 Joe Christie, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
Joseph D. Hawkins, Commissioner
102nd / 8-31-77 Joe Christie, Chairman
Ned Price, Member
Durwood Manford, Member
E. J. Voorhis, Commissioner
103rd / 8-31-78 Ned Price, Acting Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
E. J. Voorhis, Commissioner (Hugh Yantis appointed but rejected by Senate, August 1978)
104th / 8-31-79 William P. Daves, Jr., Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Lyndon Olson, Jr., Member
E. J. Voorhis, Commissioner (Lyndon Olson appointed Chairman on January 2, 1979; Daves appointed Chairman, June 1979)
105th / 8-31-80 William P. Daves, Jr., Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Lyndon Olson, Jr., Member
E. J. Voorhis, Commissioner
106th / 8-31-81 William P. Daves, Jr., Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Lyndon Olson, Jr., Member
E. J. Voorhis, Commissioner
107th / 8-31-82 William P. Daves, Jr., Chairman
Durwood Manford, Member
Lyndon Olson, Jr., Member
Tom Bond, Commissioner
108th / 8-31-83 Lyndon L.Olson, Jr. Chairman
William P. Daves, Jr., Member
Carole Keeton Rylander, Member
Tom Bond, Commissioner
109th / 8-31-84 Lyndon L.Olson, Jr. Chairman
William P. Daves, Jr., Member
Carole Keeton Rylander, Member
Tom Bond, Commissioner
110th / 8-31-85 Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., Chairman
William P. Daves, Jr., Member
Carole Keeton Rylander, Member
Tom Bond, Commissioner
111th / 8-31-86 Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., Chairman
James L. Nelson, Member
David H. Thornberry, Member
Doyce R. Lee, Commissioner
112th / 8-31-87 Edwin J. Smith, Jr., Chairman
James L. Nelson, Member
David H. Thornberry, Member
Doyce R. Lee, Commissioner
113th / 8-31-88 Edwin J. Smith, Jr., Chairman
James L. Nelson, Member
David H. Thornberry, Member
A. W. Pogue, Acting Commissioner
114th / 8-31-89 Paul T. Wrotenberry, Chairman
Richard Reynolds, Member
Jo Ann Howard, Member
A. W. Pogue, Commissioner
115th / 8-31-90 James E. Saxon, Jr., Chairman
Richard Reynolds, Member
Jo Ann Howard, Member
A. W. Pogue, Commissioner
116th / 8-31-91 Claire Korioth, Chairman
Richard Reynolds, Member
Allene D. Evans, Member
Phil Barnes, Commissioner
117th / 8-31-92 Claire Korioth, Chairman
Richard Reynolds, Member
Allene D. Evans, Member
Georgia D. Flint, Commissioner
118th / 8-31-93 (Last Board of Insurance)
Claire Korioth, Chairman
Allene D. Evans, Member
Deece Eckstein, Member (replaced Paul Williams)
J. Robert Hunter, Commissioner (sworn in November 1993)
Board Members and Commissioners
Texas Department of Insurance and Forerunners: 1930-1956
Annual Report Number /
Fiscal Year Ended
Names, Titles
56th / 8-31-1931 W. A. Tarver, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
J. W. DeWeese, Fire Insurance Commissioner
W. S. Pope, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
57th / 8-31-32 W. A. Tarver, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
Raymond S. Maulk, Fire Insurance Commissioner
W. S. Pope, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
58th / 8-31-33 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
Raymond S. Maulk, Fire Insurance Commissioner
W. S. Pope, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
59th / 8-31-34 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
Raymond S. Maulk, Fire Insurance Commissioner
Walter S. Pope, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
60th / 8-31-35 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
R. G. Waters, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Raymond S. Maulk, Fire Insurance Commissioner
61st / 8-31-36 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
R. G. Waters, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Raymond S. Maulk, Fire Insurance Commissioner
62nd / 8-31-37 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
R. G. Waters, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
63rd / 8-31-38 R. L. Daniel, Chairman of the Board and Life Insurance Commissioner
R. G. Waters, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
64th / 8-31-39 Walter C. Woodward, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
R. G. Waters, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
65th / 8-31-40 Walter C. Woodward, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Reuben Williams, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
66th / 8-31-41 Annual Report missing
67th / 8-31-42 Annual Report missing
68th / 8-31-43 O. P. Lockhart, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
69th / 8-31-44 O. P. Lockhart, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
70th / 8-31-45 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Co-Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
71st / 8-31-46 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
72nd / 8-31-47 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
73rd / 8-31-48 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mavin Hall, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
74th / 8-31-49 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Paul H. Brown, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
75th / 8-31-50 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Paul H. Brown, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
76th / 8/31/51 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Paul H. Brown, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. P. Gibbs, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
77th / 8/31/52 George B. Butler, Chairman of the Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Paul H. Brown, Fire Insurance Commissioner
Garland A. Smith, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
78th / 8/31/53 George B. Butler, Chair of Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Paul H. Brown, Fire Insurance Commissioner
Garland A. Smith, Casualty Ins. Commissioner
79th / 8-31-54 Garland A. Smith, Chair of Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mark Wentz, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. Byron Saunders, Casualty Commissioner
80th/ 8-31-55 Garland A. Smith, Chair of Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mark Wentz, Fire Insurance Commissioner
J. Byron Saunders, Casualty Commissioner
81st / 8-31-56 J. Byron Saunders, Chair of Board & Life Insurance Commissioner
Mark Wentz, Fire Insurance Commissioner
Morris Browlee, Casualty Insurance Commissioner
Board Members and Commissioners
Texas Department of Insurance and Forerunners: 1876-1930
Name Appointed / Qualified Comments
V.O. King Aug. 21.1876 / Aug. 28, 1876
V. O. King Jan. 23, 1879 / Jan. 30, 1879
A. W. Spaight Jan. 20, 1881 / Jan. 26, 1881
H. P. Brewster Jan. 20, 1883 / Jan. 31, 1883 Died Dec. 28, 1884
H. P. Bee Dec. 30, 1884 / Dec. 30, 1884 Succeeded Brewster
L. L. Foster Jan. 20, 1887 / Jan. 21, 1887
L. L. Foster Jan. 15, 1889 / Jan. 23, 1889
L. L. Foster Jan. 22, 1891 / Jan 27, 1891 Resigned May 4, 1891
John E. Hollingsworth May 2, 1891 / May 5, 1891
John E. Hollingsworth Jan. 21, 1893 / May 4, 1893
A. J. Rose Jan. 16, 1895 / Jan. 17, 1895
A. J. Rose Feb. 1, 1897 / Feb. 17, 1895
Jefferson Johnson July 28, 1897 / July 31, 1897 Resigned Aug. 1, 1897
Jefferson Johnson Jan. 19, 1899 / Jan. 20, 1899 Succeeded A. J. Rose
Jefferson Johnson Jan. 19, 1901 / Jan. 20, 1901
Jefferson Johnson Jan. 19, 1901 / Jan. 20, 1903
W. J. Clay Jan. 19, 1903 / Jan. 20, 1903
W. J. Clay Jan. 19, 1905 / Jan. 20, 1905
R. T. Milner Jan 17, 1907 / Jan. 21, 1907 Resigned Aug. 31, 1907
Thos. B. Love Aug. 31, 1907 / Sept. 1, 1907 Succeeded R. T.Milner
Thos. B. Love Jan. 20, 1909 / Jan 21, 1909 Resigned Jan. 31, 1910
Wm. E. Hawkins Jan 31, 1910 / Feb. 1, 1910 Retired Aug. 3, 1910
Frederick C. von Rosenberg Aug. 4, 1910 / Aug. 4, 1910 Succeeded Wm. E. Hawkins
B. L. Gill Jan. 17, 1911 / Jan. 24, 1911
B. L. Gill Jan. 17, 1913 / Jan. 17, 1913 Resigned July 10, 1913
W. W. Collier July 18, 1913 / July 28, 1913 Succeeded B. L. Gill
Jno. S. Patterson Jan. 17, 1915 / Jan. 17, 1915 Died August 29, 1916
Chas. O. Austin Aug. 31, 1916 / Sept. 1, 1916 Succeeded Jno. S. Patterson
Chas. O. Austin Jan. 17, 1917 / Feb. 27, 1917 Resigned Jan. 31, 1919
Geo. Waverly Briggs Jan. 21, 1919 / Feb. 1, 1919 Resigned April 1, 1920
J. C. Chidsey April 1, 1920 / April 1, 1920 Resigned Aug. 1, 1920
J. T. McMillin Aug. 1, 1920 / Aug. 4, 1920 Resigned Jan 20, 1921
Ed. Hall Jan. 20, 1921 / Jan. 21, 1921 Resigned Aug. 31, 1922
J. L. Chapman Sept. 1, 1922 / Sept. 1, 1922 Term expired Aug. 13, 1923
John M. Scott Aug. 14, 1923 / Aug. 14, 1923 Term expired Sept. 30, 1925
R. L. Daniel Sept. 1, 1925 / Oct. 1, 1925 Term expired Sept. 30, 1927
T. M. Campbell, Jr. Feb. 3, 1927 / Feb. 3, 1927 Died Aug. 26, 1928
G. N. Holton Feb 3, 1927 / Feb 3, 1927 Term expired Feb. 15, 1928
J. W. DeWeese Sept. 17, 1928 / Oct. 1, 1928
W. S. Pope Feb. 18, 1928 / Mar. 1, 1928
R. B. Cousins, Jr. Sept. 1, 1927 / Oct. 1, 1927 Resigned April 30, 1929
W. A. Tarver May 1, 1929 / May 2, 1929


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