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Omar Truman Burleson
Birth: Mar. 19, 1906
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA
Death: May 14, 1991
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

US Congressman. Served in the United States Navy during World War II, with service in the South Pacific Theater. Elected as a Democrat to represent Texas' 17th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1947 to 1978.  (bio by: Dennis Alan Deel) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Marion Burleson (1868 - 1918)
  Elizabeth J. Burleson (1875 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Deweese Burleson (1905 - 1983)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Marion Burleson (1891 - 1969)**
  Elmer L. Burleson (1895 - 1983)*
  Meldon L. Burleson (1900 - 1917)*
  Omar Truman Burleson (1906 - 1991)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Mar 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13774201
Omar Truman Burleson
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- Dennis Alan Deel
 Added: May. 20, 2015
In your memory. Thank You for your UNselfish service to our country in the military & also in the U.S. Congress representing the "Big Country" portion of Texas. The line of your genealogy connects back down the line with my family tree. Rest In PEACE
- JohnRobert Mauney
 Added: Feb. 13, 2013

- Kathy Smith
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
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