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Walter J. Kveton

W.J. Kveton
Full Name: Walter J. Kveton
Birth date: March 29, 1893
Death date: December 13, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    American Party of the United States
(1) "Ferguson Was Chief Speaker for Americans," 8/15/1919, p. 4. Brownwood Bulletin .
(2) "'American Party of U.S.' Launched at Ft. Worth by Ferguson Conference," 8/15/1919, p. 2, Galveston Daily News .
(3) "American Party Dissolves," 2/9/1922, p. 3. San Saba News .
(4) American Party. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • W.J. Kveton of Sealy "was a member of the House of Representatives from Austin county in the Thirty-seventh Legislature. He was one of the American party representatives in the lower house." "Republicans Name Kveton to Run for Congressional Seat: Former Legislator From Sealy to Oppose Buchanan in General Election," 8/27/1922, p. 9. Austin Statesman .
  • Obituary, Walter J. Kveton, 12/18/1931, p. 1. Born 3/29/1892 at Peters. Republican; "He was active in the Republican party of County, State and Nation, and was appointed postmaster at Sealy about three years ago." Served in American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Survived by wife Emily Kveton and mother Ida Kveton; father John Kveton "died many years ago" and sister Kate Kveton "died about four years ago." Bellville Times .
  • Discussion of W.J. Kveton's speech, "Frydek's Barbecue," 5/23/1924, p. 4. "Hon. W.J. Kveton - who was elected as a member of the legislature from Austin county four years ago on the American party ticket . . . He was introduced as the 'standard bearer of the Republican party of Austin county.'" Bellville Times .
  • Census of 1920 - Walter Kveton, Justice Precinct 3, Austin County, age 27, born circa 1893 in Texas, proprietor/meat market, living in household of mother Ida Kveton, sister Kate Kveton.
    Census of 1930 - Walter Kveton, Justice Precinct 3, Sealy, Austin County, age 37, born circa 1893 in Texas, postmaster, U.S. government, living in household of mother Ida Kveton, spouse Emily Kveton. FamilySearch . 1930 1920
  • W.J. Kveton, death date 12/13/1931 in Houston, Harris County; age 38; postmaster; father John Kveton, mother Ida Hillboldt. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Walter J. Kveton, birth date 3/28/1892 in Peters, Texas; home address Sealy; draft registration 6/5/1917 in Austin County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • United States Army, Sergeant, Company K, 360th Infantry, 90th Division. Walter J Kveton or Koeton, birth date 3/28/1892, death date 12/13/1931, Sealy, Texas. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Mess Sergeant, 360th Infantry, 90th Division. Military grave marker, Walter J. Kveton, birth date 3/29/1893, death date 12/13/1931, burial in Sealy Cemetery, Sealy, Austin County. Find a Grave .
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - W.J. Kveton, postoffice Sealy, nativity Texas, age 29 (born circa 1892), 29 years in Texas, wholesale merchant, American party. Texas Legislative Manual .
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