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Trueman Edgar O'Quinn

Full Name: Trueman Edgar O'Quinn, Sr.
Date of birth: May 7, 1905
Date of death: January 4, 1990

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16-1 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, World War II. "During the war, O'Quinn was Staff Judge Advocate of the 101st Airborne Division and supervised court-martial trials in Normandy after the invasion. He also fought in four major battles, served with the army of occupation in Germany, and supervised the out processing of 90,000 German prisoners in Austria." Texas State Cemetery.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Common Carriers  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Public Printing  

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