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Omar Burkett Omar Henry Burkett
Full Name: Omar Henry Burkett
Date of birth: September 24, 1883
Date of death: July 2, 1964

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 76 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland, Shackelford
H 107-F Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
H 107-F Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
H 107 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR 561. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 60th Legislature, R.S., HSR 78. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Omar Henry Burkett, birth date 9/24/1883, death date 7/2/1964, interment in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland County; sign at gravesite notes "Omar Burkett wrote the Texas 40 hour work week law." Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Omar Burkett,46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Omar Burkett,47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Omar Burkett,48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Omar Burkett,53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Appropriations  
    Common Carriers  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Game and Fisheries  
    School Districts (Vice Chair) 
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Appropriations  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Game and Fisheries  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Common Carriers  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Judicial Districts  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Printing  
     

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