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Joseph Jackson Oliver

J. J. Oliver
Full Name: Joseph Jackson Oliver
Birth date: January 3, 1880
Death date: September 13, 1954

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Joseph Jackson Oliver, birth date 1/3/1880, death date 9/13/1954 in Henderson, Rusk County, retired gin operator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • James Joseph "Jack" Oliver, birth date 1/3/1880, death date 9/13/1954, interment in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. Name on headstone, J.J. Oliver. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, "Joseph Oliver Killed," 9/15/1954, p. 17. Former Rep. Joseph Oliver of Shelby County. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "J.J. Oliver, Former Representative, Killed in Automobile Wreck," Timpson Weekly Times, 9/17/1954, p. 1, crediting the Timpson Public Library, gives name Joseph J. Oliver, "Uncle Jack," member of the Legislature from 1938-41, death date 9/13/1954. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 46th Legislature (1939) - J.J. Oliver, postoffice Center, Shelby County, nativity Texas, age 59 (born circa 1880), farming, ginning, member of former legislatures: 45th. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
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