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Walter Thomas Caven

Walter Caven
Full Name: Walter Thomas Caven
Birth date: November 23, 1920
Death date: March 13, 2007

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Notice of death, 3/14/2007. Speaker of the House .
  • Memorial, July 2007, p. 639. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Caven, Hubbard Scott. Relatives: Walter Caven - nephew; Hubbard Caven - uncle. Texas State Cemetery .
  • Caven, Walter Thomas. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Army, World War II. "Following Pearl Harbor, he postponed his education to enlist in WW II, where he became a 7th Division infantry platoon leader. During the battle of Leyte Gulf he was wounded in action on November 15, 1944. For his service, he received the Silver Star, Purple Heart and Bronze Star." Texas State Cemetery .
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