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Oscar M. Laurel Oscar Manuel Laurel
Full Name: Oscar Manuel Laurel, Sr.
Date of birth: June 8, 1920
Date of death: March 29, 2001

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 80 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • LAUREL, OSCAR MANUEL SR. (1920-2001). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch included in Tejano Struggle for Representation, 2004.
  • Memorial, October 2001, p. 935. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • VIVA KENNEDY-VIVA JOHNSON CLUBS. "Past LULAC national president Oscar Laurel of Laredo served as state chairman of the Viva Johnson clubs." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "Civic Leader Laurel Dies at 80," 3/30/2001. Laredo Morning Times.
  • "Laurel Appointed to Federal Position," 4/10/1967. "He [Laurel] served as national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in 1955-56." San Antonio Express.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Oscar M. Laurel, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Oscar M. Laurel, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Oscar M. Laurel, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Aged  
    Commerce and Manufacturers  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
     

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