W.B. Carssow

William Benton Carssow

Full Name: William Benton "Bill" Carssow
Date of birth: December 3, 1911
Date of death: March 26, 2008

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-2 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

Terms of Service top

House District 78-2
Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939
Legislatures: 45th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: San Antonio / Bexar
Counties in district: Bexar

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, 3/28/2008. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Memorial, May 2008, p. 422. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Carssow, William Benton. Texas State Cemetery.

Military Service Notes

  • Texas National Guard and United States Army Air Corps, World War II. Memorial, May 2008, p. 422. Texas Bar Journal.
  • United States Army Air Corps, Captain, World War II. "During World War II, Bill served as a pilot and as an officer in the Adjutant General's office for the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1945, attaining the rank of Captain. He was stationed at army air bases in Texas, including Greenville, San Antonio (Randolph), Hondo, and Fort Worth (Carswell)." Texas State Cemetery.


  • Photograph. W.B. Carssow, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
State Affairs  

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