Drew (Drew) Darby (R-072)

State Representative Drew Darby

Drew (Drew) Darby (R-072)
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Capitol: 512.463.0331
FAX: 512.463.5896
District: 325.658.7313
Room GW.12 Capitol Station 1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
36 West Beauregard Avenue
San Angelo, TX 76903
Residence:San Angelo, TX

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Drew Darby was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006 to serve the people of House District 72. Drew is a lifelong West Texan, a native of San Angelo, and attended San Angelo public schools. Representative Darby graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance and minoring in Accounting. He earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas in 1971 and is a graduate of the Emerging Political Leaders Program at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Drew currently serves as a member of the House Committee on Energy Resources and the House Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures. In previous sessions, Representative Darby has served as a member of the Legislative Budget Board, the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory Committee, chairman of the House Committee on Redistricting, and as a subcommittee chairman for the House Committee on Appropriations. A successful businessman, Drew is the owner of Surety Title with offices throughout West Texas, and Of Counsel to the Energy and Real Estate practice group at the law firm of Jackson Walker, LLP. He is a member of the Texas Farm Bureau, the National Rifle Association, and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser's Association. Drew's past leadership positions have been as a former member of the San Angelo City Council, former Chairman of the San Angelo Water Advisory Board, and former Chairman of the Lake Nasworthy Advisory Board. Drew and his wife, Clarisa, have five children and nine grandchildren. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of San Angelo.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Clarisa Fisher   DOB: 2/22/1947
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