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O.C.Fisher
Biographical Chronology



1903

Born Ovie Clark Fisher, November 22, near Junction, Kimble County, Texas to Jobe and Rhoda Clark Fisher

1910-1929

Attended public school in Junction, Texas, the University of Colorado, the University of Texas, and Baylor Law School

1929

Graduated from Baylor Law School and admitted to the bar, commenced practice in San Angelo, Texas. and engaged in ranching business

1931-1935

County Attorney, Tom Green County

1935-1937

Member of Texas House of Representatives

1937-1943

District Attorney, 51st Judicial District

1942

Elected as a Democrat to the 78th Congress and fifteen succeeding Congresses

1943-1974

Member of Congress from 21st Texas District serving in 78th through 93rd Congresses, January 3, 1943 to December 31, 1974

Married: Marion De Walsh, one daughter Rhoda (Mrs. James W. Grimes) four grandchildren


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