Personal Profile

Full Name Patricia Harless
Age 54
Race White
Occupation Automobile Dealer
Education B.S., LeTourneau University
Spouse: Sam
Religion Baptist
Church Champion Forest Baptist Church

Patricia Harless is the representative of Texas’ House District 126, first elected in 2006. Harless is serving on the Calendars, the State Affairs and the Transportation committees as well as its Subcommittee on Long-term Infrastructure Planning.

She previously served on the Technology, Economic Development and Workforce, State Affairs, and Redistricting committees. She was appointed by Gov. George W. Bush to the Texas Motor Vehicle Board in1998 and subsequently reappointed by Gov. Rick Perry. She served the post until 2005.

She is the owner of Houston-based Fred Fincher Motors.

She is former president of the American Heart Association-Northwest Harris County Division, and a past board member of Lone Star College Foundation. She is also a lifetime member of the 100 Club of Houston, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Northwest Chamber of Commerce, the Cy-Fair Chamber of Commerce and the Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Harless is a fourth-generation Texan. She attended the Spring Independent School District and Candlestick Christian Academy, and earned a B.S. in business management from LeTourneau University. She is married to Sam Harless and the couple has one son, Samuel Justin.

Information in this bio was provided by Harless' office.
Last updated: March 19, 2015.