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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Judge Osro Cobb Papers, 1928-1980
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Scope and Contents Note
This collection contains correspondence, speeches, published articles, photographs, news clippings, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the professional, political, and private life of Judge Osro Cobb. It also contains the unpublished manuscript, "United States v. Governor Orval E. Faubus," written by Judge Cobb.
Osro Cobb was born 1904 May 28, in Hatton, Arkansas. He received his Bachelor of Laws from Arkansas Law School in 1929. He was an active member of the Republican Party and served in the Arkansas House of Representatives. In 1936, he was an unsuccessful candidate for governor. During World War II, he was in the Air Force and did legal work at various posts.
Judge Cobb was appointed United States Attorney in 1954 January, and served in this capacity until December 1961. In 1965, Governor Orval E. Faubus appointed him as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Judge Cobb retired from the Supreme Court in 1967 and resumed his private practice. After 1973, he devoted his business interests to oil production in southern Arkansas. He died in 1996 January in Little Rock.
Arkansas. Supreme Court
Cobb, Osro, 1904-1996
Cobb, Osro, 1904-1996, donor
Republican Party (Ark.)--History--20th century
School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock
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Judge Osro Cobb Papers, 1928-1980, UALR.MS.0127. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.