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Omar Henry Burkett

Omar H. Burkett
Full Name: Omar Henry Burkett
Birth date: September 24, 1883
Death date: July 2, 1964

Terms of Service

  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Omar Burkett, 81, of Eastland Dies," 7/3/1964, p. 1. "He served four terms as representative in the state legislature for Eastland, Callahan and Shackelford counties." Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Omar Henry Burkett, birth date 9/24/1883; home address in Eastland, Eastland County; farming; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Eastland County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Omar H. Burkett, birth date 9/24/1883, death date 7/2/1964, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland County, with spouse Katherine B. Burkett. Sign at gravesite notes "Omar Burkett wrote the Texas 40 hour work week law." Find a Grave .
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