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William John Caven

William Caven
Full Name: William John Caven
Other surnames: Cavin
Birth date: October 27, 1833
Death date: July 25, 1907

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
    Democrat
  • House, 18th (3) (4) (6) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
    Democrat
  • House, 17th (1) (2) (5) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
    Democrat
(1) Caven elected as floater, p. 1, 11/17/1880. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(3) District 14 - L.P. Wilson, District 15 - W.J. Cavin. House Journal .
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.
(6) Roster shows Caven represented the 15th district; bio shows the 14th. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

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