Don Hefton

Don Warren Hefton

Full Name: Don Warren Hefton
Date of birth: September 17, 1927
Date of death: April 8, 1986

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49-F Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 49-F Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 49-F Dec 30, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (1)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson

(1) Don W. Hefton, in special election 12/16/1961, took office 12/30/1961, succeeded Tony J. Korioth, resigned 9/10/1961. First session was 57th 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, World War II. Biographical sketch and photo, "Rep. Don Hefton Seeks Reelection to Legislature," 4/5/1962, p. 6. Whitewright Sun.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Don Hefton, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Hefton, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Claims and Accounts  
Highways and Roads  
Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  
58th R.S. - 1963
Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Highways and Roads  
Problems Confronting Education in Texas  
Revenue and Taxation  
57th R.S. - 1961
Claims and Accounts  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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