Oscar O. Cleveland Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Oscar O. Cleveland, cashier of the
recently established People's State Bank of Many.
He was born in Leak County,
Mississippi, October 9, 1876. He went to public schools and
after coming to Many with his father, W. B. Cleveland, in 1898,
he entered the station of the K. C. S. Railway to learn the
railroad business remaining in the employ of that company until
he engaged in business in partnership with J. H. McNeely in
In 1905 he again entered the employ
of the railroad as Station agent at Many, and after three years'
service he resigned and accepted a position with the Santa Fe
Railway. He filled some important positions with that company in
Louisiana and Texas. He resigned to become cashier of the
People's State Bank of Many, He is a conservative business man
and a genial gentlemen.
Mr. Cleveland was married in
1904 to Miss Claudia, eldest daughter of Judge and Mrs. Don E.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.