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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 (4) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 8/24/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (3) (5) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (2) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th 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) 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 .
(3) District 44 represented by C.O. Laney, p. 4. House Journal .
(4) Charles O. Laney, representing Dallas County in the Legislature, resigned on 8/24/1921, "Daily Events, 1921," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
(5) 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 .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's What About the State Capitol," 1/12/1919, p. 7. Houston Post .
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