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Rep. Bailes, Ernest

District 18

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Capitol Address:

Room E1.316

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0570

(512) 463-0315 Fax

District Address:

Mailing:

PO Box 1116

Shepherd, TX 77371

Physical:

10501 Hwy 150

Shepherd, TX 77371

Counties Represented:

Liberty, San Jacinto, Walker

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Biography

Ernest Bailes is a newly elected state representative serving Texas’ House District 18. The district includes Liberty, San Jacinto and Walker counties.

Representative Bailes, a lifelong rancher and agriculturalist, was raised on his family’s dairy and beef cattle operations in East Texas. He grew up in Shepherd, is a graduate of Shepherd High School, and earned his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 2004.

Following his graduation from Texas A&M, Bailes founded his company, Repro Select, an advanced reproductive services provider for cattle and whitetail deer producers across the south-central United States.

Ernest and his wife Courtney, live in Shepherd, Texas with their two sons, "Cinco" and Rigby. Both "Cinco" and Rigby go to Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD where Courtney is a third grade school teacher. Ernest is active in the community and serves on various boards, including the San Jacinto County Fair Association, San Jacinto County Farm Bureau, and SISD Technology Advisory Committee. They attend the First Baptist Church of Coldspring.

Ernest Bailes es un Representante del Estado recién elegido que trabaja para el Distrito 18 de Texas. El distrito incluye los condados de Liberty, San Jacinto y Walker.

El Representante Bailes, ranchero y agricultor de toda la vida, se crió con las operaciones de ganadería de lácteos y carne bovina de su familia en el Este de Texas. Creció en Shepherd, se graduó en la escuela secundaria de Shepherd y obtuvo su licenciatura en la Universidad de Texas AyM en 2004.

Después de su graduación en Texas AyM, Bailes fundó su empresa, Repro Select, proveedora de servicios reproductivos avanzados para productores de ganado y ciervo de cola blanca en los estados centrales del sur de los Estados Unidos.

Ernest y su esposa, Courtney, viven en Shepherd, Texas, con sus dos hijos: "Cinco" y Rigby. "Cinco" y Rigby van al CISD Coldspring-Oakhurst, donde Courtney es maestra de escuela de tercer grado. Ernest es activo en la comunidad y trabaja en diversas juntas, incluida la de la Asociación de Ferias del Condado de San Jacinto, la Oficina de Granjas del Condado de San Jacinto y el Comité Asesor de Tecnología del SISD. Asisten a la Primera Iglesia Bautista de Coldspring.

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