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Oliver Searcy Oliver Searcy
Full Name: Oliver Cromwell Searcy
Date of birth: August 24, 1838
Date of death: December 28, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, First Lieutenant, Company D, 27th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Oliver Cromwell Searcy. Find a Grave.
  • Searcy "served with Ross in his Indian campaigns," "Ranger service with the lamented Ross"; Confederate States Army. Houston Post.
  • Searcy, Oliver, Texas State Troops, Call Number: 401-37. "The name of Oliver C. Searcy is given as a Captain commanding a Company of volunteers of Hallettsville . . . " Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Other Resources
  • Oliver Cromwell Searcy, birth date August 1839, death date 12/28/1912, interment in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • "O.C. Searcy Very Ill: Veteran of Two Wars and Member of Legislature," 12/25/1912, p. 1; Obituary, "O.C. Searcy Dead: Prominent Texan and Former Member of Legislature," 12/30/1912, p. 2. Birth date 8/24/1838, death date 12/28/1912, member of 27th Legislature. Houston Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Oliver Searcy, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
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