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O.E. Gerron Orion Elwin Gerron
Full Name: Orion Elwin Gerron
Date of birth: September 21, 1906
Date of death: May 14, 1952

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Odessa / Ector   Andrews, Crane, Ector, Jeff Davis, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Upton, Ward, Winkler
H 100-1 Jan 8, 1929 - Jul 20, 1929 41st (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis

(1) S. Bowden Farrar, in special election 12/3/1929, sworn 1/20/1930, succeeded Elwin Gerron, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 144, naming Thomas Gerald Gerron, son of Rep. O.E. Gerron, mascot of the House, pp. 586-587. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • Orion Elwin Gerron, birth date 9/21/1906, death date 5/14/1952, burial in Ector County Cemetery, Odessa. Stone in memory of Judge Orion Elwin Gerron, birth date 9/21/1906, death date 5/14/1952, son of Walter Jay & Loudie Patterson Gerron, in Elm Branch Cemetery, Bardwell, Ellis County. Find a Grave. Ector County Ellis County
  • Family tree chart includes Orion Elwyn Gerron, birth date 9/21/1906 in Durant, Oklahoma; death date 5/14/1952 in Odessa, Texas; wife Lucille Carney Gerron, "Descendants of Pierre DeGuerin," Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - O.E. Gerron, postoffice Odessa, Ector County, nativity Oklahoma, age 38 (born circa 1907), lawyer, member of previous legislatures 41st. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. O.E. Gerron, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elwin Gerron, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Common Carriers  
    Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Affairs  

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