|William Fadjo Cravens|
|Member of the United States House of Representatives|
September 12, 1939 – January 3, 1949
|Preceded by||William B. Cravens|
|Succeeded by||Boyd A. Tackett|
|Born|| February 15, 1899|
Fort Smith, Arkansas
|Died|| April 16, 1974 (aged 75)|
Fort Smith, Arkansas
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth B. Echols Cravens|
|Children|| Katherine Elizabeth Cravens
William Fadjo Cravens
|Alma mater||Washington & Lee University|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Cravens was born on February 15, 1899 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the son of Arkansas Congressman William B. Cravens and Carolyn (Dyal) Cravens. He attended the University of Arkansas and the University of Pittsburgh; he also attended Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, from which he received a law degree. He was married on February 16, 1926, to Elizabeth B. Echols and they had two children, Katherine Elizabeth Cravens and William Fadjo Cravens.
Elected to the 76th United States Congress in a special election, Cravens filled the term of his father, William Ben Cravens, who had died in office, Cravens was re-elected, and served in Congress from September 12, 1939 to January 3, 1949.
Cravens died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, on April 16, 1974 (age 75 years, 60 days). He is interred at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Arkansas.
- ↑ "William Fadjo Cravens". Ancestry.com. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=kgeveringham&id=I65809. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
- ↑ "William Fadjo Cravens". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000887. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
- ↑ "William Fadjo Cravens". Govtrack US Congress. http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/william_cravens/402999. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
- ↑ "William Fadjo Cravens". The Political Graveyard. http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cravens-cravotta.html. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
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|United States House of Representatives|
William B. Cravens
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from Arkansas's 4th congressional district
| Succeeded by|
Boyd A. Tackett
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