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Warren C. 'Red' Cowen Warren Clay Cowen
Full Name: Warren Clay "Red" Cowen
Date of birth: July 20, 1918
Date of death: January 8, 1972

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60-7 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-7 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-7 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-7 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-7 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 102 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Denton, Tarrant
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, 3rd C.S., HSR 6. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 44. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, 3rd C.S., HCR 30. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Photo of Sgt. Warren C. Cowen during a hospital visit from American and Texas Legion officials, 9/6/1944. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army, Staff Sergeant, World War II. " . . . he worked as a personnel manager, advertising agent, and salesman before beginning his heroic military service in World War II . . . Serving as a Staff Sergeant with the 158th Regimental Combat Team of the United States Army in the South Pacific, this courageous young Texan received severe wounds in action which resulted in the amputation of both his legs." 62nd Legislature, 3rd C.S., HCR 30. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Warren Clay "Red" Cowen, birth date 7/20/1918, death date 1972, interment in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Warren C. 'Red' Cowen,57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    School Districts  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools  
    Texas Turnpike Authority Problems  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Aeronautics  
    Counties  
    Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Texas Commission on City and County Governments  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Counties  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Military and Veteran's Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Public Health  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Counties  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Aeronautics  
    Insurance  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
     

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