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George Oliver Craven

George O. Craven
Full Name: George Oliver Craven
Birth date: September 20, 1856
Death date: January 28, 1938

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Pilot (Pilot's) Point, in northeastern Denton County, received a post office in 1855, incorporated in 1866, and reincorporated in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Pilot Point, Cooke County. House Journal .
(4) Pilot Point. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Home county, Cooke. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Obituary, George Oliver Craven, "Father of Jake Craven is Buried," 1/31/1938, p. 5. Came to Texas at age 11 and "settled in Southeast Cooke Co. near Pilot Point." Moved to Gainesville in 1919 after retiring as a farmer; former member of State Legislature. Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • George Oliver Craven, birth date 9/20/1856, death date 1/28/1938 in Gainesville, Cooke County, burial in Pilot Point. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • George Oliver Craven, birth date 9/20/1856, death date 1/28/1938, interment in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Denton County. Find a Grave .
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - G.O. Craven, postoffice Pilot Point, nativity Georgia, age 56, farmer, 43 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 31st-32nd, Democrat, counties composing district: Cooke. Texas Legislative Manual .
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