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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
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., SR 388. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 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
  • Don Warren Hefton, death date 4/8/1986. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Don Warren Hefton, birth date 9/17/1927, death date 4/8/1986, interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Don Hefton, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Hefton, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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