This collection contains an autobiographical book regarding Oscar Fendler's early life as well as newspaper clippings about Fendler, one piece of correspondence, and his obituary.
Oscar Fendler was born March 22, 1909, in Blytheville, Arkansas, to Ray and Alfred Fendler. He resided in Manila until college when he attended University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, earning a bachelor of arts degree. In 1933, he earned a juris doctorate degree from Harvard Law School. Fendler was admitted to the Bar of Arkansas in 1933 and practiced law until his death on December 23, 2002, at the age of 93. He served in the United Stated Navy as a legal specialist in World War II, for which he received a Bronze Star. Fendler was also an active member of the Blytheville Rotary Club, a 32nd degree Mason, and participated in the American Legion. He was survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Shane Fendler; his daughter Frances Shane Fendler; and his son T.P. Wright III.
Document; 8.5" x 11"
Oscar Fendler records, SMCNE.0002.0002
Arkansas State Archives
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives
Oscar Fendler records, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.
United States History