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George Edgar West Edit Profile

also known as Buddy West

State legislator

George Edgar West, American state legislator. Named Outstanding Freshman Legislator Indiana Brokers Association, Most Outstanding Legislator Young Conservatives Texas.

Background

West, George Edgar was born on October 9, 1936 in Ballinger, Texas, United States. Son of George Mitchell and Virginia Orr Lea (Carter) West.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, Permian Basin.

Career

Various positions, Amoco Production Companyrepresentative, Texas House of Representatives, since 1992. Member public education committee Texas House of Representatives, public education subcommittee on mandates, energy resources committee.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Deacon Crescent Park Baptist Church. Active Protect Lakes Buchanan and Inks Association. Trustee Presidential Museum.

Member ECISD Technology High School Task Force. Member National Conference State Legislatures, American Legislation Exchange Council, Texas Legislation Sportsman's Caucus, Rural Legislation Coalition, Texas Conservative Coalition Task Force on Property Rights, Texas Conservative Coalition, Republican Caucus, American Society Safety Engineers, Rotary, Odessa Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Shirley Jean Porter, March 22, 1956. Children: Richie, Lori, Ami.

father:
George Mitchell West

mother:
Virginia Orr Lea (Carter) West

spouse:
Shirley Jean Porter

children:
Richie West

Lori West

Ami West