George McCauley Munson
1st cousin 2 times removed of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
3rd cousin of Laura Jane Munson.
- Family Background:
- Munson and Allied Families
Cauley Munson grew up in Angleton And graduated circa 1933 from Angleton High School.4 He attended Texas A&M College, then Southern Methodist University where he graduated with a degree in journalism. He worked as a sports editor for a newspaper in Tyler, and then as editor of the Angleton Times for a few months before going to work for Dow Chemical Company in Freeport, Texas, in May 1942. He remained with Dow until his retirement. In World War II he was first a member of the 124th Cavalry—probably the last of the horse cavalry units. Later he was a member of the Mars Task Force that took the Burma Road from the Japanese in the China-Burma-India Theatre. In 1947 he built a home beside his parents’ home in Angleton at what is now 620 S. Walker Street, and lived there until his death in 2000.5
George M. Munson appeared on the 1 January 1920 Federal Census of Angleton, Brazoria County, Texas, in the household of his parents, Henry W. and Elsie Munson.6
George M. Munson appeared on the 1 April 1930 Federal Census of Angleton, Brazoria County, Texas, in the household of his parents, Henry and Elsie Munson.7
Cauley Munson enlisted as a private in the United States Army "for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law," on 23 April 1943 at Houston, Harris County, Texas. Prior to enlistment, he was a married civilian living in Brazoria County. He had completed four years of college and was working as an "Airplane Engine Mechanic or Film Editor, Motion Picture (Motion picture cutter) or Public Relations Man or Playwright (Motion picture writer) or Reporter."8
Children of George McCauley Munson and Martha Mabelle Clyburn
- [S29] George M. Munson, no. 466-14-8636, Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb (Provo: MyFamily.com Inc., 2005). The SSDI component of RootsWeb is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
- [S679] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (Austin: Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics), 1916 Births: Certificate no. 43922.
- [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas: n.pub., 1987), 246.
- [S32] Interview with Ruth Anna (Horn) Munson (Mrs. Joe U. Munson; Angleton, Texas), by Laura Munson Cooper. Transcript held in 2003 by Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St.; Arlington, TX 76012-5608).
- [S704] "The Life and Family of George Caldwell Munson," The Munsons of Texas - an American Saga, online. <http://munsons-of-texas.net/c22.html
- [S38] Henry W. Munson Jr. household, 1920 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, Angleton city, enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 32B, dwelling 42, family 43; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 1774.
- [S37] Henry Munson household, 1930 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, Angleton City, enumeration district (ED) 20-1, sheet 9A/9, dwelling 174, family 209; National Archives micropublication T626, roll 2301.
- [S1137] National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005). Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
- [S679] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1947 Births: 2314.
- [S679] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1950 Births: 2398.