B. G. Hendrix

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B. G. Hendrix
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
1962–1996
Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
1989–1991
Preceded by Ernest Cunningham
Succeeded by John Lipton
Personal details
Born (1922-12-16) December 16, 1922 (age 92)
Jenny Lind, Arkansas
Political party Democratic
Residence Fort Smith, Arkansas
Occupation politician

Bert Garrett Hendrix, Jr. (born December 16, 1922), known as B. G. (Beagle) Hendrix, was an Arkansas state politician.[1] He served for 34 years in the Arkansas House of Representatives for the Fort Smith[2] district, along with Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1989 to 1991.[3] During his time in the house, he was involved in acquiring the first computer for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in the late 1960s. He was elected initially to the House in 1962.[4] He also served as the Arkansas Attorney General for a brief period of time before retiring from the house in the 1990s.[5] He currently resides in Fort Smith.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "B.G. Hendrix briefly back with Clinton". The City Wire. 2009-02-18. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Past Speakers of the House". Arkansashouse.org. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  4. ^ http://archives.arkansasnews.com/2006/01/07/house-speaker-designate-selection-set-for-monday/
  5. ^ "UAFS | News | University of Arkansas - Fort Smith". Uafs.edu. 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2012-01-07.