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Howard Francis O'Neal

Full Name: Howard Francis O'Neal
Other surnames: O'Neill
Date of birth: September 22, 1853
Date of death: December 6, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 8, 1895 - Oct 21, 1896 24th (1) (2)   Democrat Atlanta / Cass   Cass

(1) O'Neal resigned 10/21/1896. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Lists "H.F. O'Neal of Cass" in State Democratic Conventions (1873, 1898, 1908), as Attorney General nominee of Greenback-Labor State Convention (1880), Greenback State Convention (1884); and Howard F. O'Neal of Cass County in Democratic State Convention (1896). All are indexed together as one entry; however, it is unclear if H.F. O'Neal refers to Henry (father) or Howard (son). Platforms of Political Parties in Texas, 1916.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • H.F. O'Neal, birth date 9/22/1853, death date 12/6/1935, burial in Pine Crest Cemetery, Atlanta, Cass County. Son of Henry F. O'Neal and Melantha Cooley, spouse Ida. Includes biographical sketch of Howard Francis O'Neal from History of Cass County People, by Cass County Genealogical Society. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge Howard F. O'Neal, Volume III, pp. 1257-1258, son of Hon. Henry F. and Malantha (Cooley) O'Neal. Relatives: Henry F. O'Neal, father; Judge Howard F. O'Neal and Hardy A. O'Neal, sons/brothers. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. H.F. O'Neill, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Austin Daily Statesman Reporter Conduct  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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