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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.


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


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, Permian Basin.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

George Mitchell West

Virginia Orr Lea (Carter) West

Shirley Jean Porter

Richie West

Lori West

Ami West