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William 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
Biographical Notes and Resources 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Carssow, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  

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