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William Jenkins Craig

William Craig
Full Name: William Jenkins "Bill" Craig
Birth date: February 6, 1916
Death date: August 28, 1985

Terms of Service

  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch and photo, State Senate campaign 1956, "Candidate for State Senator," 7/23/1956, p. 3. Amarillo Daily News .
  • Memorial, April 1986, p. 416. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Craig, William Jenkins. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant, World War II. "Following the U.S. entrance into the war, in 1942, Craig joined the Navy and served with a mine sweeper, USS Pheasant, most of the war. June of 1944 Craig participated in the Normandy Invasion, leaving from the port of Torquay in England. 1946 he was discharged as a Lieutenant." Texas State Cemetery .
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