Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress
SARPALIUS, William (1948-)

SARPALIUS, WILLIAM, a Representative from Texas; born in Los Angeles, January 10, 1948; grew up in Houston, Tex. and on Cal Farley's Boys Ranch near Amarillo, Tex.; president, Texas Future Farmers of America Association, 1967-1968; A.D., Clarendon College, 1970; B.A., Texas Tech University, 1972; staff assistant and teacher, Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, 1972-1978; agribusinessman; M.A., West Texas State University, 1978; Texas State senator, 1981-1989; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1988-1990, 14 commercials on 4 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Bill Sarpalius's campaigns for the 1988 and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 13 of Texas, Democratic Party.


University of Texas at Austin
Briscoe Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: In the Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr., Papers, Part Two, 1969-1984, 189 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Bill Sarpalius.

Papers: In the Jim Hightower Papers, 1971-1999, approximately 36 feet.
Persons represented include Bill Sarpalius.

Papers: In the J.R. Parten Papers, ca. 1890-2009, 184 feet.
Persons represented include Bill Sarpalius.