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  • Norman Odd Fellows Cemetery


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua Bryan Lee (1892-1967) — also known as Josh Lee — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in Childersburg, Talladega County, Ala., January 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1935-37; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1937-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1956 (alternate). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Mu Alpha; Freemasons. Died August 10, 1967 (age 75 years, 199 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fletcher B. Swank (1875-1950) — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born near Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, April 24, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; private secretary to U.S. Rep Scott Ferris, 1907-08; lawyer; Cleveland County Judge, 1911-14; district judge in Oklahoma 14th District, 1915-20; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1921-29, 1931-35. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Woodmen Circle. Died in Norman, Cleveland County, Okla., March 16, 1950 (age 74 years, 326 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wallace Swank and Melinda (Wells) Swank; married, December 30, 1914, to Ada Blake.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Wilburn Cartwright (1891-1979) — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Georgetown, Meigs County, Tenn., January 12, 1891. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1915-18; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1919-22; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1927-43; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary of state of Oklahoma, 1947-51; Oklahoma state auditor, 1951-55. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Acacia; Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., March 14, 1979 (age 88 years, 61 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of J. R. Cartwright and Emma (Baker) Cartwright; married 1920 to Carrie Staggs.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Herbert K. Hyde (1898-1976) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Pryor Creek, Mayes County, Okla., August 5, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Sen. W. B. Pine, 1924-25; Logan County Attorney, 1925; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1931-34; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944 (alternate). Christian. Member, American Legion; Sigma Chi. Prosecuted George "Machine Gun" Kelly in the Urschell kidnapping case. Died in Sulphur, Murray County, Okla., 1976 (age about 77 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hyde and Ora (Southern) Hyde; married 1931 to Ruth Bray.
      William Edgar Chapman (1877-1947) — also known as William E. Chapman — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Mt. Pisgah, White County, Ark., February 1, 1877. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; school teacher; newspaper editor; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Mazatlan, 1916, 1917-25; Nogales, 1916-17; Guaymas, 1917; Sault SAINTE Marie, 1925-26; Torreon, 1926; Monterrey, 1927-28; Cali, 1928-30; North Bay, 1930-32; Bilbao, 1932-38. Member, United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Norman, Cleveland County, Okla., March 12, 1947 (age 70 years, 39 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Arnold Chapman (1833-1918) and Alice 'Allie' (Blevins) Chapman (1854-1889); married, February 12, 1906, to Maurine Eva Oleson (1883-1937); married, September 19, 1929, to Alice Bertha Moerner (1892-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Tom P. Pace (1891-1976) — of Purcell, McClain County, Okla. Born in Chatham County, N.C., October 11, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in Oklahoma 14th District, 1929. Methodist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; American Legion; Rotary. Died in 1976 (age about 84 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas B. Pace and Florence (Burnett) Pace; married, August 14, 1925, to Loretto Kathleen Nancy (1902-1999).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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