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CRAVEN (Soundex C615) — See also CAVEN, CRAVENS, CRAVER, CRAVEY, CURRIVAN, CURVIN, GRAVEN, KERVIN, KIRVIN, KRAVEN, KURVIN, MCCRAVEY, MCRAVEN, RAVEN.

  CRAVEN: See also Frank Warren Hackett — Edgar Craven Henshaw — John Percy Nields — Warren Olney — Warren Olney, Jr. — Craven Thompson Peyton — Jennie Craven Ralston — William G. Suzore
  Craven, Bill See William A. Craven
  Craven, Braxton, Jr. See James Braxton Craven, Jr.
  Craven, D. Stewart — of Salem, Salem County, N.J. Democrat. Reform candidate for mayor of Salem, N.J., 1907; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; chair of Salem County Democratic Party, 1927; member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1936-38. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Darius (b. 1920) — of Tallmansville, Upshur County, W.Va. Born in Tallmansville, Upshur County, W.Va., December 6, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Upshur County, 1958-60; appointed 1958. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; National Education Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Erma — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Craven, Gene — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 79th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Craven, Harold V. — of Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 10th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Craven, J. Braxton, Jr. See James Braxton Craven, Jr.
  Craven, James Braxton, Jr. (1918-1977) — also known as J. Braxton Craven, Jr. — of North Carolina. Born in Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., April 3, 1918. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, 1961-66; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1966-77. Member, Order of the Coif; American Judicature Society. Died in 1977 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Craven, James E. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, James J., Jr. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Craven, James R. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Jennie See Jennie Craven Ralston
  Craven, John A. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Postmaster at Asheboro, N.C., 1846-51. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, John J. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Newark, N.J., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Joseph Donald — of Delaware. Delaware state attorney general, 1955-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Joseph William (1854-1913) — also known as Joseph W. Craven — of Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn. Born in Milford, Penobscot County, Maine, March 19, 1854. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1891-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1904, 1910. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), with contributory arteriosclerosis, in Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn., December 21, 1913 (age 59 years, 277 days). Interment at Catholic Church Cemetery, Norwood Young America, Minn.
  Relatives: Uncle of Thomas David Craven (1900-1961).
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Craven, Margaret M. — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state senate 16th District; elected 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Craven, Michael — of Sayreville, Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Sayreville, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, Robert J. W. — of Bergen County, N.J. Conservative. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Craven, Ronald Talmadge — of Pleasure Ridge Park, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 28th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Craven, Stewart See D. Stewart Craven
  Craven, T. A. M. See Tunis Augustus Macdonough Craven
  Craven, Thomas David (1900-1961) — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Born in Chaska, Carver County, Minn., March 11, 1900. Merchant; mayor of Laramie, Wyo., 1945. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of a pulmonary embolus, at Kassis Department Store, Laramie, Albany County, Wyo., August 14, 1961 (age 61 years, 156 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Laramie, Wyo.
  Relatives: Nephew of Joseph William Craven (1854-1913).
  Craven, Thomas Owen (b. 1905) — also known as Thomas O. Craven — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Rocklin, Placer County, Calif., August 31, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1936; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1942-45. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Glenn Craven and Beatrice (Owens) Craven; married, December 29, 1939, to Margaret Jeannette Crosby.
  Craven, Tunis Augustus Macdonough (b. 1893) — also known as T. A. M. Craven — of Washington, D.C.; Virginia. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 31, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; radio engineer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1937-44, 1956-63. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of T. A. Craven and Harriet Baker (Austin) Craven; married, September 25, 1915, to Josephine La Tourette; married 1931 to Emma Stoner.
  Craven, Walter C. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Asheboro, N.C., 1948-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Craven, William A. (1921-1999) — also known as Bill Craven — of Oceanside, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 30, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; member of California state assembly, 1973-79; member of California state senate, 1979-99. Advocated and won the creation of a California State University campus at San Marcos. Died, of congestive heart failure and complications of diabetes, at the Villas de Carlsbad Health Center, Carlsbad, San Diego County, Calif., July 11, 1999 (age 78 years, 11 days). Interment at Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, Calif.
  Craven Hall, at California State University San Marcos, is named for him.


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