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Oscar Branch COLQUITT

Oscar Branch COLQUITT, Member, United States Board of Mediation.

Background

  • COLQUITT, Oscar Branch was born on December 16, 1861 in Camilla, Mitchell Company, Georgia. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Ann Eliza (Burkhalter) Colquitt.

  • Education

    • Common Schools of Georgia and Texas

    Career

    • Elected State Senator, 1894. Appointed, State Revenue Agent, by Governor C. A. Culberson, 1898. Appointed member, State Tax commission, by Governor J. D. Sayers, 1899.

      Commander, Railroad of Texas, 1902. Re-elected, 1908; elected, Governor of Texas, 1910. Re-elected, 1912-1915.

      Appointed United States Board of Mediation, Democratic, Member of Knights of Pythias. Elks; Woodmen of the World.

    Connections

    • Spouse Alice Murrell, December 9, 1885, Pittsburgh, Texas.
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    Born December 16, 1861
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