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George O. Craven George Oliver Craven
Full Name: George Oliver Craven
Date of birth: September 20, 1856
Date of death: January 28, 1938

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Pilot Point / Cooke   Cooke
H 81 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Pilot Point / Cooke   Cooke
H 81 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (5)   Democrat Pilot Point / Cooke   Cooke
(1) Pilot (Pilot's) Point, in northeastern Denton County, received a post office in 1855, incorporated in 1866, and reincorporated in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Pilot Point, Cooke County. House Journal.
(3) Pilot Point. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Home county, Cooke. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, George Oliver Craven, "Father of Jake Craven is Buried," 1/31/1938, p. 5. Came to Texas at age 11 and "settled in Southeast Cooke Co. near Pilot Point." Moved to Gainesville in 1919 after retiring as a farmer; former member of State Legislature. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • George Oliver Craven, birth date 9/20/1856, death date 1/28/1938 in Gainesville, Cooke County, burial in Pilot Point. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Oliver Craven, birth date 9/20/1856, death date 1/28/1938, interment in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Denton County. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - G.O. Craven, postoffice Pilot Point, nativity Georgia, age 45, farmer, em., counties composing district: Cooke. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George O. Craven, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George O. Craven, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George O. Craven, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Agriculture  
    Capitol Basement, Inspect  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Conduct of Newspaper Representatives, Investigate  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Confederate Home  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the West Texas Normal at Canyon City and Epileptic Colony (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Representative Districts  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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