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Warren Clay Cowen

Warren C. 'Red' Cowen
Full Name: Warren Clay "Red" Cowen
Birth date: July 20, 1918
Death date: January 8, 1972

Terms of Service

  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
  • House, 54th Legislature
    1/11/1955 - 1/8/1957
    Democrat
  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

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 .
  • 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 .
  • 62nd Legislature, 3rd C.S., HCR 30. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

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 .
  • Photo of Sgt. Warren C. Cowen during a hospital visit from American and Texas Legion officials, 9/6/1944. Find a Grave .
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