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George Calhoun George Garrett Calhoun
Full Name: George Garrett Calhoun
Date of birth: January 14, 1904
Date of death: September 14, 1970

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • "Calhoun Best Known as Solon," biographical sketch of City Council candidates, George G. Calhoun, Sr., 4/1/1951, p. 13. "He served in the House from 1945 to 1947. Calhoun was born in Jefferson County 47 years ago, moving to Travis County in 1907." Son George Calhoun, Jr., and daughter Mrs. John Bavol. Austin American.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "Travis County Saturday nominated George G. Calhoun, wounded veteran of the second world war to the legislature, Place 1 . . . ," "Run-offs Are Indicated for Sellers and Judge Critz," 7/23/1944, p. 1. Austin American.
  • United States Army, World War II. "Calhoun Best Known as Solon," 4/1/1951, p. 13. Austin American.
  • Rep. George G. Calhoun's "credo of the veteran," distributed to fellow members of the legislature. "Veteran Looks to Happiness and Worthy Job," 5/12/1945, p. 4. Austin Statesman.
  • United States Army, Private 1st Class, World War II. Military grave marker, George G. Calhoun, birth date 1/14/1904, death date 9/14/1970, interment in Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia County, Florida. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • George Garrett Calhoun, birth date 1/14/1904, death date 9/14/1970 in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida. Florida, U.S., Death Index, 1877-1998.
    George G. Calhoun, birth date 1/4/1904 in Beaumont, residence in Austin, Travis County, relative Mrs. Luda J. Brooks, employer U.S. Army, draft registration 5/13/1942 in Travis County. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Ancestry.com.
  • Obituary, George Garrett Calhoun, 9/18/1970, p. 16. Former resident of Austin, died in Jacksonville, Florida, 9/14/1970. Daughter Mrs. John Bavol and son George Calhoun, Jr. Austin American.
  • Census of 1910 - George G. Calhoun, Justice Precinct 5, Travis County, age 5, born circa 1905 in Texas, son of James W. and Ludie J. Calhoun.
    Census of 1930 - George G. Calhoun, Austin, Travis County, age 25, clerk/drug store, spouse Edna E., daughter Betty Joe, son George, Jr. FamilySearch. 1910 1930
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - George G. Calhoun, postoffice Austin, Travis County, age 41 (born circa 1904), salesman. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Calhoun, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945

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