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Oliver Fleming Cunningham

Oliver C. Cunningham
Full Name: Oliver Fleming Cunningham
Birth date: April 1, 1899
Death date: July 10, 1968

Terms of Service

(1) 41st Legislature - Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/8/1929, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(2) 42nd Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/13/1931, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Oliver [Fleming] Cunningham, Ex-Senator, Dies," Thursday morning edition, 7/11/1968, pp. 1-A and 6-A. "Funeral Friday for Ex-Senator, Thursday evening edition, 7/11/1968, p. 7-A. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Oliver Fleming Cunningham, birth date 4/1/1899 in Abilene; death date 7/10/1968 in Haskell, Haskell County; attorney; served in World War I and World War II. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Marine Corps. Oliver Fleming Cunningham, birth date 4/1/1899 in Abilene, enlisted 7/18/1918 at Fort Worth. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • United States Marine Corps, Private. Oliver Fleming Cunningham, birth date 4/1/1899, death date 7/10/1968, residence in Abilene. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • United States Marine Corps, Staff Sergeant, World War I and II. Military grave marker, Oliver F. Cunningham, birth date 4/1/1899, death date 7/10/1968, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County. Includes obituary from Abilene Reporter News, 7/11/1968. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "J.F. Cunningham Dies at Abilene," 12/15/1933, p. 8. Survivors include son "Oliver Cunningham, former State Senator of Abilene." Relatives: James Franklin Cunningham - father; Oliver Cunningham - son. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/27/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch .
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