O.A. McCracken

Oscar Augustus McCracken

Full Name: Oscar Augustus McCracken, Jr.
Date of birth: March 24, 1903
Date of death: December 16, 1958

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-1 Jan 12, 1937 - Jun 25, 1937 45th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Preston L. Anderson, sworn 9/27/1937, succeeded Oscar A. McCracken, Jr., who did not attend 1st Called Session and resigned after it. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, March 1959, p. 157. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Oscar Augustus McCracken, Jr., birth date 3/24/1903 in Floresville; death date 12/16/1958 in Houston, Harris County; attorney, oil. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Oscar A. McCracken, Jr., birth date 3/24/1903, death date 12/16/1958, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, with spouse Ann E. McCracken. Includes photo of "McCracken First Master Councilor" from the San Antonio Evening News, 12/6/1922; and obituary from the Austin American-Statesman, 12/17/1958. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, Oscar A. McCracken, Jr., "Sinclair Oil Gulf Division Attorney Dies," 12/17/1958, sec. D, p. 18. Houston Chronicle.
  • Obituary, "Sinclair Official Dies in Houston," The Ennis Daily News, 12/17/1958, p. 1, crediting the Ennis Public Library. Oscar McCracken "practiced law in San Antonio until 1936 when he was elected to the Texas legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - O.A. McCracken, Jr., postoffice San Antonio, Bexar County, nativity Texas, attorney (no age listed). Texas Legislative Manual.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Judiciary  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  

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