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 Oscar William Gillespie

Oscar William Gillespie

Birth
Clarke County, Mississippi, USA
Death 23 Aug 1927 (aged 69)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot On Corner Where Rd Makes A 90 Degreen Turn To Rt
Memorial ID 9763 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Mansfield College, in 1885, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1886 and commenced to practice law in Fort Worth, Texas. He was assistant attorney of Tarrant County, (1886-88) and prosecuting attorney of Tarrant County, (1890-94). In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1911. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 69.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar William Gillespie (20 Jun 1858–23 Aug 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9763, citing Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .