Personal Profile

Full Name Lyle Larson
Age 56
Hometown San Antonio
Race White
Occupation Small Business Owner
Education BBA, Texas A&M University, 1981

Lyle Larson is the representative of Texas’ House District 122, first elected in 2010.

Larson is serving on the Calendars, Culture, Recreation, & Tourism, General Investigating & Ethics and Natural Resources committees, and as the chair of the Subcommittee on Special Water Districts.

He previously served as vice chairman of the Transparency in State Agency Operations committees. He was selected one of three "Rookies of the Year" by the Texas Tribune, out of 37 new members.

Larson previously served as Chairman of the San Antonio Military Transformation Task Force, the San Antonio - Bexar County Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Alamo Area Council of Governments, and the Greater San Antonio Crime Commission.

He served on the Commissioners Court and led the effort to lower the tax rate, saving taxpayers over $150 million. In 2005, he led the Court to freeze property taxes for seniors and the disabled.

As then Chairman of the San Antonio Military Transformation Task Force, Larson protected San Antonio’s military facilities during the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.

First elected in 1991, Larson served as San Antonio City Councilman, District 10 for 2 terms and as Bexar County Commissioner, Pct. 3 from 1997-2008.

Larson owns and operated a small business. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University in 1981.

Larson is a lifelong resident of the San Antonio area. Born and raised in northern Bexar County, he grew up helping his parents and four brothers and sisters on their family farm. A product of the North East Independent School District, Larson graduated from MacArthur High School.

Larson is an avid bass fisherman and quail hunter. He is the founder of San Antonio International Ag Promotions, which hosts trade expositions, including the Texas Hunting and Outdoor Classic and the San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show.

Information in this bio was provided by Larson's office.
Last updated: March 20, 2015.