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Oscar Cleveland Venable

O.C. Venable
Full Name: Oscar Cleveland "Slim" Venable
Birth date: November 20, 1892
Death date: November 14, 1961

Terms of Service

  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    11/8/1934 - 1/8/1935
(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


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 C. Venable, birth date 11/20/1892 in Alabama; death date 11/14/1961 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; painter; served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Private, 23rd Company Shop Regiment Camp Jos E. Johnston, Motor Truck Company #523, World War I. Oscar Cleveland Venable, birth date 11/20/1892 in Alabama; residence in Bardwell, Ellis County, Texas; inducted 6/28/1918 at Ennis, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Private, Motor Transport Corps, Quarter Master Corps. Oscar Cleveland Venable, birth date 11/20/1892, death date 11/14/1961, residence in Bardwell, Texas. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Oscar C. "Slim" Venable, birth date 11/20/1892, death date 11/14/1961, burial in Elm Branch Cemetery, Bardwell, Ellis County. Includes obituary, Dallas Morning News, 11/15/1961. Find a Grave .
  • "Ennis Representative Claims Bill Support Caused Attack," 10/30/1935, p. 1. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Obituary, Oscar Cleveland "Slim" Venable, "O.C. Venable Dies at Age 68, Rites Wednesday," 11/15/1961, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light .
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