Ronald E. Marcello

OH 0059

Artist, Army veteran (2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, Texas National Guard), member of the “Lost Battalion.” His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; imprisonment in Surabaja, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; hell ship to Japan, 1943; Nagasaki shipyards; Tokyo, 1943-45; liberation.

OH 0396

His experiences with the 35th Infantry Regiment at Schofield Barracks during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 0084

Builder, farmer-rancher, member of the Texas House of Representatives from Denton, Democrat. His experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. Revenue bills; corporate profits tax; Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal; legislative ethics; “Dirty Thirty”; appropriations; redistricting; University of Texas at Dallas; personal legislation.

OH 0398

His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fifth Texas Legislature. Budget surplus; appropriations; highway bill; public school financing; personal legislation; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.

OH 0149

His experiences and personal views as a member of the Second, Third, and Fourth Special Sessions of the Texas Legislature. Financing primary elections; appropriations bill; “lame ducks”; nomination of Larry Teaver to the State Insurance Commission; insurance legislation; Senate rules revision; nomination of Bob Bullock to the State Insurance Commission; comments about Governor Preston Smith.

OH 0848

His experiences while aboard the battleship West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 1863

Administrator. Childhood in St. Louis, Missouri; draft into infantry; basic training; deployment to the European theater; Battle of the Bulge; attending University in France; return stateside; post-war life; veterans group involvement.

OH 0769

His experiences at Ford Island Naval Air Station with the Assembly and Repair Division during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.