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 1902.

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. SoRelle.



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Source: History of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.


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