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Joseph J. Olsen

J. J. Olsen
Full Name: Joseph J. Olsen
Birth date: July 4, 1872
Death date: March 18, 1939

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th (1) Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 3/18/1939
    Democrat
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
(1) Paul C. Boethel, in special election 4/10/1939, sworn 4/12/1939, succeeded J.J. Olsen, died 3/18/1939. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome," 1/20/1931, p. 8. Austin American .
  • Joseph J. Olsen, birth date 7/4/1872, death date 3/18/1939, "State Rep. of Lav. Co.," farming and stockraising, burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Yoakum. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
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