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Osro COBB, American State Legislator. Member of Masons; Pi Kappa Delta.


COBB, Osro was born on May 28, 1904 in Hatton Gap, Arkansas, United States. Son of Philander and Ida Belle (Sublette) Cobb.


Henderson-Brown College, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Arkansas Law School.


Elected to Republican State Committee from Montgomery Company, 1924. Elected to State Legislature, Arkansas, 1926, re-elected 1928 (only Republican to be elected to this office since Civil War). Elected Secretary Republican State Committee, 1927.

Editor, Arkansas State Republican, 1927. Organized State Wide Hoover for President Club, 1927. Appeared before Congressional Committee in interest of proposed Ouachita National Park, 1927.

Elected Delegate, to Republican National Convention, 1928. Chairman Republican Speakers Bureau, Arkansas, 1928 National Campaign. Appointed by Speaker of House, House member State Debt Board, 1929.

Admitted to State and Federation Bar, 1929. Elected Secretary, State Debt Board, 1929. Appointed to represent Arkansas at National Conference on State Parks.

Appointed Supervisor, Census, 1929.


Mechanical Engineer Church.


Member of Masons; Pi Kappa Delta. Clubs: Lions, Business Mens.