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Oscar 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 Cleveland "Slim" Venable, birth date 11/20/1892, death date 11/14/1961, obituary from Dallas Morning News, interment in Elm Branch Cemetery, Bardwell, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • "Ennis Representative Claims Bill Support Caused Attack," 10/30/1935, p. 1. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Oscar Venable, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Agriculture  
    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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