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Oliver Harlan CROSS

congressman

Oliver Harlan CROSS, American Congressman. Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias.; Independent Order of Odd Fellows; Elks. Club: Karem (Waco).

Background

CROSS, Oliver Harlan was born on July 13, 1870 in Eutaw, Alabama. Son of J. F. and Margaret Rose (Dunlap) Cross.

Education

University of Alabama, Bachelor of Arts

Career

Attorney McGegor, Texas, 1895-1897. Appointed Assistant Attorney, Waco, Texas, 1898. Elected to 26 Legislature or Texas 1898.

District Attorney 1902-1906. Elected to 71 Congress, succeeding Honorary Tom Connally who was elected to Senate, since 1928.

Membership

  • Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias. Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Elks. Club: Karem (Waco).

Connections

Spouse Mary Watt, April 7, 1907, Waco, Texas.