Saburo Okura graduated from Yatsuo Middle School.
Saburo Okura elected to Osaka Prefectural Asembly (1935) and member and then chairman of Fuse Municipal Assembly (1937). Assumed additional post of senior managing director of Nichiman Industrial & Commercial Company (1937). He became senior managing director of Nihon Oil & Fat Industry Company (1938). Elected to House of Representatives (1942). Appointed mayor of Fuse City (1944). Purged (1946). After being depurged was elected to House of Representatives (1952). President of Daito Steel Wire Company (since 1949).