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Charles Osborne Laney

Charles O. Laney
Full Name: Charles Osborne Laney
Birth date: May 12, 1885
Death date: June 3, 1929

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th (5) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 8/24/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (4) (6) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (3) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th (2) Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
(1) District 44 composed of Dallas County; there is no District 144, pp. 41, 46, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Dallas, Dallas County. "District No. 44. Barry Miller, J.W. Parks, John E. Davis and Chas. O. Laney, all of Dallas, composed of the county of Dallas," p. 5. House Journal .
(4) District 44 represented by C.O. Laney, p. 4. House Journal .
(5) Charles O. Laney, representing Dallas County in the Legislature, resigned on 8/24/1921, "Daily Events, 1921," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
(6) District 144 represented by C.O. Laney, p. 145. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "C.O. Laney Funeral Held," Thursday, 6/6/1929, p. 19. Former member of the Texas Legislature, died Monday morning at his home (6/3/1929). Dallas Morning News .
  • Charles Osborne Laney, birth date 5/12/1885, death date 6/3/1929, interment in Calvary Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Dallas. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's What About the State Capitol," 1/12/1919, p. 7. Houston Post .
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