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Deno Tufares Deno Arthur Tufares
Full Name: Deno Arthur Tufares
Date of birth: April 27, 1922
Date of death: November 24, 1998

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 111-1 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-1 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 22. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private First Class, World War II. Pfc Deno A. Tufares, Silver Star Medal. United States Army, 12th Armored Division, Scrapbook 3, crediting the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • United States Army, World War II. "He served proudly with the 44th Tank Battalion in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his role in battle on the Philippine island of Luzon . . . After returning to Wichita Falls, Mr. Tufares began a respected 30-year tenure at Sheppard Air Force Base as a civil service instructor." 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 22. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Deno Tufares, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Deno Tufares, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Health  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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