O.C. Venable

Oscar Cleveland Venable

Full Name: Oscar Cleveland "Slim" Venable
Date of birth: November 20, 1892
Date of death: November 14, 1961

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-1 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Ennis / Ellis   Ellis
H 100 Nov 8, 1934 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Midlothian / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Oscar C. Venable, sworn 11/8/1934, succeeded William A. Few, died 1/10/1934. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • O.C. (Slim) Venable included in "Complete List of Congress, Court of Civil Appeals, State Senate and House Nominees Named in Run-off," 9/2/1934. Big Spring Daily Herald.
  • Oscar C. "Slim" Venable, birth date 11/20/1892, death date 11/14/1961, burial in Elm Branch Cemetery, Bardwell, Ellis County. Includes obituary from Dallas Morning News, 11/15/1961. Find a Grave.
  • "Ennis Representative Claims Bill Support Caused Attack," 10/30/1935, p. 1. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.


  • Photograph. O.C. Venable, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Counties (Vice Chair) 
Inspect Property at Milford, Texas, as Housing Facility for Dependent and Neglected Children, Special  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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