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George Calhoun George G. Calhoun
Full Name: George G. Calhoun
Date of birth: 1904
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • "Calhoun Best Known as Solon," biographical sketch of City Council candidates, George G. Calhoun, Sr., 4/1/1951, p. 13. "He served in the House from 1945 to 1947. Calhoun was born in Jefferson County 47 years ago, moving to Travis County in 1907." Son George Calhoun, Jr., and daughter Mrs. John Bavol. Austin American.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "Travis County Saturday nominated George G. Calhoun, wounded veteran of the second world war to the legislature, Place 1 . . . ," "Run-offs Are Indicated for Sellers and Judge Critz," 7/23/1944, p. 1. Austin American.
  • United States Army, World War II. "Calhoun Best Known as Solon," 4/1/1951, p. 13. Austin American.
  • Rep. George G. Calhoun's "credo of the veteran," distributed to fellow members of the legislature. "Veteran Looks to Happiness and Worthy Job," 5/12/1945, p. 4. Austin Statesman.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - possibly George G. Calhoun, Austin, Travis County, age 25, clerk/drug store, spouse Edna E. (age 22), daughter Betty Joe (age 2 1/2), son George, Jr. (age 2 months). FamilySearch.
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - George G. Calhoun, postoffice Austin, Travis County, age 41 (born circa 1904), salesman. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Calhoun, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Appropriations  
    Labor  
     

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