Deno A. Tufares

Deno Arthur Tufares

Full Name: Deno Arthur Tufares
Date of birth: April 27, 1922
Date of death: November 24, 1998

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 111-1 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-1 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita

Terms of Service top

House District 111-1
Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953
Legislatures: 52nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Wichita Falls / Wichita
Counties in district: Wichita
House District 111-1
Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951
Legislatures: 51st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Wichita Falls / Wichita
Counties in district: Wichita

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Private First Class, World War II. Pfc Deno A. Tufares, Silver Star Medal. United States Army, 12th Armored Division, Scrapbook 3, crediting the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • United States Army, World War II. "He served proudly with the 44th Tank Battalion in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his role in battle on the Philippine island of Luzon . . . After returning to Wichita Falls, Mr. Tufares began a respected 30-year tenure at Sheppard Air Force Base as a civil service instructor." 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 22. Resolutions - Memorial.


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Committee Information top

52nd R.S. - 1951
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  
Public Health  
51st R.S. - 1949
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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