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Don Cavness Don Cavness
Full Name: Donald Word Cavness
Date of birth: April 22, 1928
Date of death: February 16, 1994

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37-3 Jan 9, 1973 - Jun 11, 1973 63rd (1)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 39-3 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Travis
H 39-3 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Travis
H 39-3 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 55-3 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 55-3 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
(1) Ronald D. Earle, in special election 7/17/1973, sworn 7/29/1973, succeeded Don W. Cavness, resigned 6/11/1973. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR382. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 74th Legislature, HR1059. Memorializing 35 members who died in the past two years. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Don Cavness, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Cavness, Donald Word (April 22, 1928 - February 16, 1994) Texas State Cemetery .
  • Committee Informationtop
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Environmental Affairs  
    Insurance  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    62nd 3rd C.S. - 1972
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Insurance  
    Motor Transportation (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Revenue and Taxation, Interim (Chair) 
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Governmental Affairs and Efficiency (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Juvenile Crime and Deliquency  
    Land Use and Environmental Control (Vice Chair) 
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Milk and Milk Products  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Psychiatric Problems of Youth  
    Public Health  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Aeronautics  
    Appropriations  
    Facilities for the Criminally Insane and the Insane Criminal  
    Insurance  
    Parks and Wildlife  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Securities Study and Assistance for Small Manufacturers (Feasibility of Texas Stock Exchange)  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Appropriations  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Feasibility of Group Insurance  
    Federal Relations  
    Flag of Santa Anna  
    Housing and Physical Care for Criminally Insane Persons  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    Saving Taxes  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Counties  
    Insurance  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    Public Health  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Parking Space Around the Capitol  
     

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