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Omar Burleson

Omar Burleson, American lawyer, former congressman. President Texas Welfare Association, 1936-1938, County Judges and Commrs Association of Texas Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Lions International district governor Lions Clubs, Masons.

Background

  • Burleson, Omar was born on March 19, 1906 in Anson, Texas, United States. Son of Joseph and Bettie (Couch) Burleson.

  • Education

    • Student, Abilene (Texas) Christian College, 1926. Student, Hardin-Simmons University, 1927. Doctor of Laws, Cumberland University, 1929.

    Career

    • County attorney Jones County, Texas, 1931-1935. County judge, 1935-1941. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1940-1941.

      Secretary Congressman Sam Russell, 1941-1942. General counsel National Capitol Housing Authority, Washington, 1942. Member 80th-95th Congresses from 17th Texas District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President Texas Welfare Association, 1936-1938, County Judges and Commrs Association of Texas Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Lions International district governor Lions Clubs, Masons.

    Connections

    • father: Joseph Burleson
    • mother: Bettie (Couch) Burleson
    Omar Burleson
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    Born March 19, 1906
    Died May 14, 1991
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1926
      Abilene (Texas) Christian College
    • 1927
      Hardin-Simmons University
    • 1929
      Cumberland University
    • 1931 - 1935
      County attorney, Jones County
      Texas, United States
    • 1935 - 1941
      county judge
    • 1940 - 1941
      special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • 1941 - 1942
      secretary, Congressman Sam Russell
    • 1942
      general counsel, National Capitol Housing Authority
      Washington, United States
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