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Walter D. Caldwell Walter Douglass Caldwell
Full Name: Walter Douglass Caldwell
Date of birth: November 28, 1884
Date of death: November 12, 1950

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2)   35th (3)   Democrat Austin / Travis Senate President Pro Tempore (36th)   Burnet, Lampasas, Travis, Williamson
H 89 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
(1) 36th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 9/21/1920, 4th C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 36th Legislature - 1/14/1919, p. 1, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal.
(3) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, p. 2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter D. Caldwell, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter D. Caldwell, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter D. Caldwell, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, February 1951, p. 96. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Land and Land Office (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Purchase Price for Block 124  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Military Affairs  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    State Asylums  
     

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