Omar H. Burkett

Omar Henry Burkett

Full Name: Omar Henry Burkett
Date of birth: September 24, 1883
Date of death: July 2, 1964

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 76 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland, Shackelford
H 107-F Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
H 107-F Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
H 107 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Omar Burkett, 81, of Eastland Dies," 7/3/1964, p. 1. "He served four terms as representative in the state legislature for Eastland, Callahan and Shackelford counties." Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Omar Henry Burkett, birth date 9/24/1883; home address in Eastland, Eastland County; farming; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Eastland County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Omar H. Burkett, birth date 9/24/1883, death date 7/2/1964, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland County, with spouse Katherine B. Burkett. Sign at gravesite notes "Omar Burkett wrote the Texas 40 hour work week law." Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

53rd R.S. - 1953
Common Carriers  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
School Districts (Vice Chair) 
48th R.S. - 1943
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Enrolled Bills  
Game and Fisheries  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  
47th R.S. - 1941
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  
46th R.S. - 1939
Common Carriers  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Printing  

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