Walter Caven

Walter Thomas Caven

Full Name: Walter Thomas Caven
Date of birth: November 23, 1920
Date of death: March 13, 2007

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Harrison

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, World War II. "Following Pearl Harbor, he postponed his education to enlist in WW II, where he became a 7th Division infantry platoon leader. During the battle of Leyte Gulf he was wounded in action on November 15, 1944. For his service, he received the Silver Star, Purple Heart and Bronze Star." Texas State Cemetery.

Other Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. Walter Caven, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Aeronautics  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judiciary  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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