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Colquitt, Oscar Branch, 1861-1940

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Personal name headingColquitt, Oscar Branch, 1861-1940
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedDallas (Tex.)
Birth date1861-12-16
Death date1940-03-08
Place of birthCamilla (Ga.)
Place of deathDallas (Tex.)
AffiliationTexas. Legislature. Senate
Railroad Commission of Texas
Texas. Governor
United States. Board of Mediation
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Profession or occupationLegislators Lawyers Governors
Found inColquitt's record, 1912 : p. [1] (O. B. Colquitt)
OCLC, October 30, 2012 : (hdg.: Colquitt, Oscar Branch, 1861-1940 ; usage: O. B. Colquitt)
Handbook of Texas Online, May 25, 2016: (Oscar Branch Colquitt; born Dec. 16, 1861, at Camilla, Georgia; family moved in 1878 to Daingerfield, Tex.; founded the Gazette at Pittsburg, Tex., in 1884; sold Gazette and published Times-Star of Terrell, Tex., from 1890-1897; served as state senator from 1895-1899; admitted to bar in 1900; served as state railroad commissioner from 1903-1911; elected governor in 1910 as an anti-prohibitionist; reelected in 1912, held office until 1915; served as president of a Dallas oil firm for a decade; member of the U.S. Board of Mediation, 1929-1933; field representative, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1935-1940)
Ancestry, May 25, 2016: (Texas Dept. of Health, standard certificate of death; place of death, Dallas; date of death, Mar. 8, 1940)
Associated languageeng