J.J. Oliver

Joseph Jackson Oliver

Full Name: Joseph Jackson Oliver
Date of birth: January 3, 1880
Date of death: September 13, 1954

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby
H 10 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Center / Shelby   Shelby

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Joseph Jackson Oliver, birth date 1/3/1880, death date 9/13/1954 in Henderson, Rusk County, retired gin operator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.J. Oliver, birth date 1/3/1880, death date 9/13/1954, burial in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. Includes obituary from Timpson Weekly Times, 9/17/1954. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Joseph Oliver Killed," 9/15/1954, p. 17. Former Rep. Joseph Oliver of Shelby County. Galveston Daily News.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • Obituary, "J.J. Oliver, Former Representative, Killed in Automobile Wreck," Timpson Weekly Times, 9/17/1954, p. 1, crediting the Timpson Public Library, gives name Joseph J. Oliver, "Uncle Jack," member of the Legislature from 1938-41, death date 9/13/1954. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 46th Legislature (1939) - J.J. Oliver, postoffice Center, Shelby County, nativity Texas, age 59 (born circa 1880), farming, ginning, member of former legislatures: 45th. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.J. Oliver, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.J. Oliver, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Livestock and Stock Raising  
State Eleemsoynary and Reformatory Institutions  
45th R.S. - 1937
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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