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  Jackson Leroy Adair (1887-1956) — also known as J. Leroy Adair; Jefferson Leroy Adair — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Clayton, Adams County, Ill., February 23, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Adams County State's Attorney, 1916-20, 1924-28; member of Illinois state senate 36th District, 1929-33; U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois, 1937-56; died in office 1956. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Died in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., January 19, 1956 (age 68 years, 330 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery, Clayton, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Henry L. Adair and Sarah Emily (Pevehouse) Adair; married to Maude E. Gruber.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Quincy Adams (b. 1900) — also known as John Q. Adams — of Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., June 7, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Lions; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Spencer Bell Adams (1860-1943) — also known as Spencer B. Adams — of Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C.; Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Dobson, Surry County, N.C., October 15, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in North Carolina, 1882-96; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1896-98; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1900, 1908; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1900; U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1902-04. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died January 12, 1943 (age 82 years, 89 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Adams and Sarah Adams; married, December 19, 1884, to Lizzie L. Swift.
Carl Albert Carl Bert Albert (1908-2000) — also known as Carl Albert; "The Little Giant from Little Dixie" — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Born in McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla., May 10, 1908. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1947-77; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1971-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952, 1964 (chair, Resolutions and Platform Committee), 1968, 1976, 1992, 1996. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Izaak Walton League; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Beta Kappa. Elected to Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Died, at McAlester Regional Health Center, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla., February 4, 2000 (age 91 years, 270 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, McAlester, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Homer Albert (1882-1947) and Leona Ann (Scott) Albert (1886-1926); married, August 20, 1942, to Mary Greene Harmon.
  Cross-reference: Charles Ward
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Wayne Edward Alley (b. 1932) — of Oklahoma. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 16, 1932. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Thomas Galphin Andrews (b. 1882) — also known as Thomas G. Andrews — of Stroud, Lincoln County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C., August 29, 1882. Lawyer; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1929-35. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Andrews and Belle (Darby) Andrews; married 1904 to Adelphia M. Wolgamatt (died 1928); married 1930 to Reba Myers.
  James Renerdy Armstrong (b. 1876) — also known as James R. Armstrong — of Boswell, Choctaw County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Stevenson, Jackson County, Ala., January 26, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; Judge, Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Armstrong and Mary (Roberts) Armstrong; married 1901 to Bertha F. Scott.
  Reubin O'Donovan Askew (b. 1928) — also known as Reubin Askew — of Florida. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., September 11, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1958-62; member of Florida state senate, 1962; Governor of Florida, 1971-79; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1972 ; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1984. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; American Legion. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Leon G. Askew and Alberta Askew; married 1956 to Donna Lou Harper.
  Cross-reference: Bill Nelson
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Reubin Askew: Martin A. Dyckman, Reubin O'D. Askew and the Golden Age of Florida Politics
  Jari Askins (b. 1953) — Born in Duncan, Stephens County, Okla., April 27, 1953. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 50th District, 1995-2006; Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 2007-. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Clarence E. Bailey (b. 1895) — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Ramona, Washington County, Okla., October 18, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1933-37. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Bailey and Lucy (Brown) Bailey; married, June 2, 1926, to Frances J. Kinkead.
  Bobby Ray Baldock (b. 1936) — of New Mexico. Born in Rocky, Washita County, Okla., January 24, 1936. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1983-85; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1985-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  W. L. Barnum — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Arizona, 1920-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Allen Edward Barrow (1914-1979) — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Okemah, Okfuskee County, Okla., January 22, 1914. Democrat. FBI agent; lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1962-79; died in office 1979. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Theta Phi; Phi Eta Sigma; Sigma Chi. Died February 26, 1979 (age 65 years, 35 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred E. Barrow and Minnie Lee (Coffelt) Barrow; married, October 2, 1942, to Dorothy Elaine Dalton.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wayne Winton Bayless (1895-1975) — also known as Wayne W. Bayless — of Claremore, Rogers County, Okla. Born in Cassville, Barry County, Mo., August 27, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; automobile dealer; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1924; district judge in Oklahoma, 1926-29; director, National Bank of Claremore. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died December 17, 1975 (age 80 years, 112 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Claremore, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of John Melville Bayless (1851-1907) and Mary (Stubblefield) Bayless (1856-1928); married, December 28, 1915, to Blanche Dirickson (1895-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Trulock Beeks (1906-1988) — of Washington. Born in El Reno, Canadian County, Okla., May 6, 1906. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1961-73; took senior status 1973. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 30, 1988 (age 82 years, 238 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Page Henry Belcher (1899-1980) — also known as Page Belcher — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Born in Jefferson, Grant County, Okla., April 21, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Rep. Ross Rizley, 1941; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1951-73 (8th District 1951-53, 1st District 1953-73). Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion; Odd Fellows. Named to Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Died in Midwest City, Oklahoma County, Okla., August 2, 1980 (age 81 years, 103 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Enid, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of George Harvey Belcher and Jessie (Ray) Belcher; married, June 16, 1922, to Gladys Collins.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Luther Lee Bohanon (b. 1902) — also known as Luther Bohanon — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940; U.S. District Judge for Oklahoma, 1961-74; took senior status 1974. Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  David Lyle Boren (b. 1941) — also known as David L. Boren — of Seminole, Seminole County, Okla.; Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1941. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1967-75; Governor of Oklahoma, 1975-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1979-94; resigned 1994. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. President, University of Oklahoma. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Lyle H. Boren (1909-1992) and Christine (McKown) Boren; father of David Daniel Boren.
  Political family: Boren family of Seminole, Oklahoma.
  Cross-reference: Charles Ward
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  George Lynn Bowman (b. 1874) — also known as George L. Bowman — of Kingfisher, Kingfisher County, Okla. Born in Harrisonburg, Va., October 9, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; Kingfisher County Attorney, 1902-07; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912, 1944, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1919-23. Congregationalist. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Freemasons; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Harpine Bowman and Frances (Hoffman) Bowman; married, October 7, 1913, to Lena Odessa Pollard.
  Ezra Brainerd, Jr. (b. 1878) — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Washington, D.C. Born in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., August 26, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; general counsel and vice-president, First National Bank of Muskogee; director, Farmers National Bank of Fort Gibson; director, First National Bank of Braggs; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1927-33. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Chi Psi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Brainerd and Frances Viola (Rockwell) Brainerd; married, April 15, 1908, to Edith Maris Hubbard.
  Thomas Rutherford Brett (b. 1931) — of Oklahoma. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., 1931. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1979-96; took senior status 1996. Still living as of 2002.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bower Slack Broaddus (1888-1949) — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., May 30, 1888. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1933-35; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1935-38; U.S. District Judge for Oklahoma, 1940-49; died in office 1949. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 10, 1949 (age 61 years, 194 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Elbridge Jackson Broaddus and Martha Emma (Hollingsworth) Broaddus (1849-1890); half-brother of Joseph Broaddus; married, January 31, 1917, to Harriett Ann Noland (1891-1971); second cousin once removed of William West Broaddus; fourth cousin once removed of Willey Richard Broaddus, Jr. and Andrew Broaddus (1900-1972).
  Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elbridge Jackson Broaddus (1835-1918) — also known as Elbridge J. Broaddus — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Born in Madison County, Ky., June 19, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1871-72, 1890-91; defeated, 1891; circuit judge in Missouri 7th Circuit, 1874-80, 1891-1900; appointed 1891; Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1878; Judge, Missouri Kansas City Court of Appeals, 1901-12. Died, from pneumonia, in Hobart, Kiowa County, Okla., March 2, 1918 (age 82 years, 256 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Broaddus (1794-1872) and Grace (Askins) Broaddus (1797-1876); married, August 5, 1861, to Annie B. Chambers (1845-1873); married, May 6, 1874, to Martha Emma Hollingsworth (1849-1890); father of Joseph Broaddus and Bower Slack Broaddus; first cousin twice removed of William West Broaddus; third cousin twice removed of Willey Richard Broaddus, Jr. and Andrew Broaddus (1900-1972).
  Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willard Craig Broadwater (b. 1950) — also known as W. Craig Broadwater — of Paden City, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Elk City, Beckham County, Okla., 1950. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 6th District, 1976; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 1st Judicial Circuit, 1983-96; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1996-. Still living as of 2004.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William Ripley Brown (1840-1916) — also known as William R. Brown — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan.; Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan.; El Reno, Canadian County, Okla. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 16, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Kansas, 1867-77; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1875-77; probate judge in Oklahoma, 1894-98. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., March 4, 1916 (age 75 years, 232 days). Interment at Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of John Brown and Mary (Ripley) Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dean Burch (b. 1927) — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., December 20, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1964-65; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1969-74; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1969-74. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Blue Key. Still living as of 1974.
  Relatives: Son of Bert Alexander Burch and Leola (Atkisson) Burch; married, July 7, 1961, to Patricia Meeks.
  John Henry Burford (1852-1922) — also known as John H. Burford — of Guthrie, Logan County, Okla. Born in Parkeville, Parke County, Ind., February 29, 1852. Lawyer; prosecuting attorney, Indiana 22nd Circuit, 1880; register, U.S. Land Office, Oklahoma City, 1890; probate judge in Oklahoma, 1890-92; justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1892-1906; chief justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1898-1903; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1912-15. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 2, 1922 (age 70 years, 0 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James Burford; married, February 14, 1876, to Mary A. Cheek.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Billy Michael Burrage (b. 1950) — of Antlers, Pushmataha County, Okla. Born in Durant, Bryan County, Okla., 1950. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1994-2001; resigned 2001; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1994-2001; resigned 2001; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1994-2001; resigned 2001. American Indian ancestry. Still living as of 2006.
  See also federal judicial profile
  George Charles Butte (1877-1940) — also known as George C. Butte — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1924; Puerto Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Society for International Law; American Law Institute; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following surgery for an intestinal blockage, in American Hospital, Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, January 18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Felix Butte and Lena Clara (Stoes) Butte; married, August 21, 1898, to Bertha Lattimore (1878-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Alexander Calderhead (1844-1928) — also known as William A. Calderhead — of Marysville, Marshall County, Kan. Born near New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, September 26, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; farmer; lawyer; Marshall County Attorney, 1889-91; U.S. Representative from Kansas 5th District, 1895-97, 1899-1911. Died in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., December 18, 1928 (age 84 years, 83 days). Interment at Marysville Cemetery, Marysville, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. E. B. Calderhead.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bradley Rogers Carson (b. 1967) — also known as Brad Carson — of Claremore, Rogers County, Okla. Born in Winslow, Navajo County, Ariz., March 11, 1967. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 2001-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004, 2008; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 2004. Southern Baptist. Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  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, Norman, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of J. R. Cartwright and Emma (Baker) Cartwright; married 1920 to Carrie Staggs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Alberter Chandler (1871-1953) — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Born near Eucha, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Delaware County, Okla.), July 26, 1871. Republican. Oil producer; farmer; real estate business; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1917-19, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Vinita, Craig County, Okla., June 22, 1953 (age 81 years, 331 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Burges G. Chandler and Annie (Gunter) Chandler; married, October 23, 1894, to Marie Louise Wainwright.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Norman, Okla.
  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
  James Waddey Clark (b. 1877) — also known as J. W. Clark — of Atoka, Atoka County, Okla. Born in Allisona, Williamson County, Tenn., December 8, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1911; Atoka County Attorney, 1913-16; member of Oklahoma Democratic State Central Committee, 1922-25; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1925-33. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph P. Clark and Cora Belle (Waddey) Clark; married, May 1, 1917, to Anna Paullin.
  Leon T. Copeland (b. 1942) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Okla., June 9, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 17th District, 1975-77; defeated, 1972; resigned 1977. Member, Elks; Eagles. Still living as of 1977.
  Relatives: Son of Troy Copeland and Lydia (Hammermeister) Copeland; married, December 29, 1973, to Sandra Honaker.
  Burnett Hayden Crawford (b. 1922) — also known as B. Hayden Crawford — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., June 29, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1954-58; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1960, 1962. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis; Navy League; Reserve Officers Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Burnett Hayden Crawford and Margaret Sara (Stevenson) Crawford; married, June 5, 1946, to Alyn Carolyn McCann.
  Vincil Penny Crowe (1897-1974) — also known as V. P. Crowe — of Garfield County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Braymer, Caldwell County, Mo., July 7, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; Garfield County Attorney, 1923-24; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1924. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in December, 1974 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas William Crowe and Laura Belle (Penny) Crowe; married, November 19, 1925, to Katherine Francis Latimer.
  Lee Cruce (1863-1933) — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla. Born in Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., July 8, 1863. Democrat. Merchant; lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908, 1920, 1928; Governor of Oklahoma, 1911-15. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., January 16, 1933 (age 69 years, 192 days). Interment somewhere in Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of James Winlock Cruce and Jane (Hill) Cruce; married, June 21, 1893, to Chickie Le Flore.
  James Buchanan Cullison (b. 1857) — also known as James B. Cullison — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Born in New London, Henry County, Iowa, September 21, 1857. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; register, U.S. Land Office, Enid, Okla., 1897-1902; district judge in Oklahoma 21st District, 1911-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (alternate), 1932; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1929-31. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Buchanan
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Cullison and Matilda (McCabe) Cullison; married, July 30, 1882, to May Mary Sharp.
  Edwin Dabney (1876-1938) — of Altus, Jackson County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Comanche County, Tex., February 3, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in Texas, 1906-08; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1919-23; Oklahoma state attorney general, 1927-30. Member, Freemasons. Died May 16, 1938 (age 62 years, 102 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Thomas Dabney and Ninnie (Dickenson) Dabney; married 1904 to Emma Adams; married 1929 to Jewel Cooper.
  James Sanford Davenport (1864-1940) — also known as James S. Davenport — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Born near Gaylesville, Cherokee County, Ala., September 21, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1907-09, 1911-17 (3rd District 1907-09, 1911-15, 1st District 1915-17); Judge, Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, 1927-31. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Knights of Pythias. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., January 3, 1940 (age 75 years, 104 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of W. A. J. Davenport and Amanda C. Davenport; married to Gulielma Ross (1871-1898) and Byrd A. Ironside (1881-1960).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Dick Davis (b. 1879) — also known as Thomas D. Davis — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Born in Macedonia, Forrest County, Miss., March 7, 1879. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Grenoble, 1915-18; Calais, as of 1919-24; Patras, as of 1926-29; Boulogne-sur-Mer, as of 1932; SAINT John, as of 1938-43. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Edward Dierker (b. 1891) — also known as Charles E. Dierker — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 10, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1938-47. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Dierker and Magdalena (Jerick) Dierker; married, June 28, 1922, to Edna Margaret Wagner.
  Wesley Ernest Disney (1883-1961) — also known as Wesley E. Disney — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Richland, Shawnee County, Kan., October 31, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; Muskogee County Attorney, 1911-15; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1919-24; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1931-45; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., March 26, 1961 (age 77 years, 146 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Wesley Disney and Elizabeth (Matney) Disney; married, September 22, 1910, to Anna Van Sant.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roosevelt F. Dorn — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Checotah, McIntosh County, Okla. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1980-97; mayor of Inglewood, Calif., 1997-; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, National Bar Association; American Bar Association; NAACP. Still living as of 2006.
  Thomas Hanchion Doyle (b. 1863) — also known as Thomas H. Doyle — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Worcester County, Mass., December 21, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma territorial House of Representatives, 1897-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908; Honorary Vice-President, 1912; Judge, Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, 1908-29, 1935-36. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Doyle and Johanna (Hanchion) Doyle; married, August 3, 1893, to Rosa O'Neill.
  Mack Easley (1916-2006) — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Born in Akins, Sequoyah County, Okla., October 14, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1951-52, 1955-62; Speaker of the New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1959-60; chair of Lea County Democratic Party, 1955-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions. Died March 1, 2006 (age 89 years, 138 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of John Robert Easley and Mary Ellen (Duggans) Easley; married, November 17, 1939, to Loyce Anna Rogers.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ed Edmondson (1919-1990) — also known as Edmond Augustus Edmondson — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., April 7, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper correspondent; lawyer; Muskogee County Attorney, 1949-52; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1953-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1972, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., December 8, 1990 (age 71 years, 245 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971); married, March 5, 1944, to June Maureen Pilley.
  Political family: Edmondson family of Muskogee and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971) — also known as J. Howard Edmondson — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla.; Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., September 27, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; Tulsa County Attorney, 1954-58; Governor of Oklahoma, 1959-63; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Rotary; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla., November 17, 1971 (age 46 years, 51 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of Ed Edmondson; married to Jeanette Bartleson (1925-1990).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Mary Fallin (b. 1954) — also known as Mary Copeland — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo., December 9, 1954. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1990-94; Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 1995-2007; resigned 2007; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 2007-11; Governor of Oklahoma, 2011-. Female. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Scott Ferris (1877-1945) — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Born in Neosho, Newton County, Mo., November 3, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; member of Oklahoma territorial legislature, 1904-05; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1907-21 (5th District 1907-15, 6th District 1915-21); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (speaker), 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1924-40; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1929. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 8, 1945 (age 67 years, 217 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Ferris and Anna M. (Thorp) Ferris; married 1906 to Grace Hobbert.
  Cross-reference: Fletcher B. Swank
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dennis Thomas Flynn (1861-1939) — also known as Dennis T. Flynn — of Kiowa, Barber County, Kan.; Guthrie, Logan County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pa., February 13, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of Republican National Committee from Oklahoma, 1890-92; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oklahoma Territory, 1893-97, 1899-1903; defeated, 1890, 1896; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908. Catholic. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 19, 1939 (age 78 years, 126 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Dennis T. Flynn and Margaret (Clancy) Flynn; married 1887 to Addie M. Blanton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wirt Franklin (1883-1962) — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla. Born in Richmond, Ray County, Mo., March 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; oil producer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1932. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died September 24, 1962 (age 79 years, 186 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Franklin and Irene (Hudgins) Franklin; married, August 5, 1902, to Mary Cecile Collyer (divorced 1922); married, June 29, 1923, to Virginia Doss.
  Elmer Lincoln Fulton (1865-1939) — also known as Elmer L. Fulton — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Magnolia, Harrison County, Iowa, April 22, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1907-09. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., October 4, 1939 (age 74 years, 165 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Fulton (1828-1890) and Eliza Ann (McAllister) Fulton; brother of Charles William Fulton and Ida Fulton (1856-1924; who married William J. Halderman); married, March 6, 1906, to Mabel Alice Rinehart (1883-1969); uncle of Jacob Fulton Halderman; third cousin thrice removed of Elijah Abel (1771-1840).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family; Fulton-Halderman family of Pawnee City, Nebraska (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clinton Alexander Galbraith (b. 1860) — of Oklahoma; Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Born in Hartsville, Bartholomew County, Ind., March 6, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Oklahoma territory attorney general, 1893-97; justice of Hawaii territorial supreme court, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph William Galbraith and Elizabeth Galbraith; married, December 22, 1886, to Nora J. Harman.
  Milton Cline Garber (1867-1948) — also known as Milton C. Garber — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Born in Humboldt County, Calif., November 30, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; co-founder, along with his father and brother, of Garber, Okla.; Garfield County Probate Judge, 1902-06; justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1906-07; appointed 1906; district judge in Oklahoma 20th District, 1908-12; mayor of Enid, Okla., 1919-21; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1923-33; defeated, 1932. Disciples of Christ. Member, Eagles. Died in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn., September 12, 1948 (age 80 years, 287 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Enid, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Garber and Lucy A. (Rife) Garber; married 1900 to Lucy M. Bradley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Percy Lee Gassaway (1885-1937) — of Oklahoma. Born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., August 30, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in Oklahoma, 1923-26; district judge in Oklahoma, 1926-34; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1935-37. Died in Coalgate, Coal County, Okla., May 15, 1937 (age 51 years, 258 days). Interment at Coalgate Cemetery, Coalgate, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Arthur H. Geissler (1877-1945) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Germany, October 30, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; banker; insurance business; chair of Oklahoma County Republican Party, 1910-14; member of Oklahoma Republican State Committee, 1912-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916, 1940, 1944; U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1922-30. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., February 17, 1945 (age 67 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Julia (Henderson) Adams (died 1924).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lorraine Michael Gensman (1878-1954) — also known as L. M. Gensman — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Born near Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 26, 1878. Republican. School principal; lawyer; Comanche County Prosecuting Attorney, 1918-19; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924; oil business. Died in Lawton, Comanche County, Okla., May 27, 1954 (age 75 years, 274 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Milford Goldesberry (b. 1876) — also known as John M. Goldesberry — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born near Osceola, St. Clair County, Mo., March 13, 1876. Republican. Carpenter; lawyer; Tulsa County Attorney, 1922-25; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1925-33. Disciples of Christ. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Alexander Goldesberry and Easter Ann (Cooley) Goldesberry; married, May 30, 1900, to Fannie M. Stevens.
Thomas P. Gore Thomas Pryor Gore (1870-1949) — also known as Thomas P. Gore — of Texas; Lawton, Comanche County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Embry, Webster County, Miss., December 10, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1898; member Oklahoma territorial council, 1903-05; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-21, 1931-37; defeated, 1920, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (speaker), 1928; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1912-16. Member, Knights of Pythias; Moose; Woodmen; Elks. Blind due to an accident suffered when he was a boy; first blind member of the U.S. Senate. Died March 16, 1949 (age 78 years, 96 days). Originally entombed at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.; later interred in 1949 at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Tom M. Gore and Carrie E. (Wingo) Gore; married, December 27, 1900, to Nina Kay; father of Nina Gore Auchincloss (who married Hugh Dudley Auchincloss); grandfather of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. (1925-2012).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  The town of Gore, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
Whit M. Grant Whitaker McDonough Grant (1851-1927) — also known as Whit M. Grant — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa; Sitka, Alaska; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Seale, Russell County, Ala., April 26, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1884-85; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1887-89; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1896-99; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1911-15. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 10, 1927 (age 76 years, 228 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas McDonough Grant and Mary J. (Benton) Grant; married, October 9, 1878, to Kate Weagley (1856-1912).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  John Charles Gung'l (1882-1976) — also known as John C. Gung'l — of Willcox, Cochise County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Fort Supply, Woodward County, Indian Territory (now Okla.), September 19, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1929-33; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Arizona, October 17, 1976 (age 94 years, 28 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Schiller Gung'l and Annie (Cassin) Gung'l; married, September 13, 1913, to Sally Esther Lowdermilk (1893-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bayard Taylor Hainer (1860-1933) — also known as Bayard T. Hainer — of Perry, Noble County, Okla. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., May 31, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; journalist; author; justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1898; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1920; chief counsel, Federal Trade Commission, 1925-27. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 10, 1933 (age 73 years, 40 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Married, October 6, 1891, to Florence Weatherby (1868-1956).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Hall (b. 1930) — of Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., October 20, 1930. Democrat. Lawyer; Tulsa County District Attorney, 1962-66; law professor; Governor of Oklahoma, 1971-75; defeated in primary, 1966, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners. Indicted in 1975 on extortion and conspiracy charges; later convicted, sentenced to three years in prison, and served 19 months; disbarred in 1978. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Hall; married to Jo Evans.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas J. Harkins (b. 1879) — of Weatherford, Custer County, Okla.; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., January 15, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1916; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1927-31. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herschel S. Harkins and Sarah Jane (Jones) Harkins; married 1904 to Roxy Seevers.
  John William Harreld (1872-1950) — also known as John W. Harreld — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky.; Ardmore, Carter County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Morgantown, Butler County, Ky., January 24, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; oil producer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1919-21; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1921-27; defeated, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 26, 1950 (age 78 years, 336 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas N. Harreld and Martha (Helm) Harreld; married, October 20, 1899, to Laura Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carmon Coleman Harris (1904-1993) — also known as Carmon C. Harris — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Boswell, Choctaw County, Okla., November 27, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1946, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Christian. Member, Lions; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died April 18, 1993 (age 88 years, 142 days). Burial location unknown.
Charles N. Haskell Charles Nathaniel Haskell (1860-1933) — also known as Charles N. Haskell — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Leipsic, Putnam County, Ohio, March 13, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; oil business; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; Governor of Oklahoma, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Died, of pneumonia, in the Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 5, 1933 (age 73 years, 114 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Haskell County, Okla. is named for him.
  Charles Haskell Elementary School, in Edmond, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
  William Wirt Hastings (1866-1938) — also known as William W. Hastings — of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Okla. Born in Benton County, Ark., December 31, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; Attorney General for Cherokee Nation, 1891-95; national attorney for Cherokee tribe, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1915-21, 1923-35; defeated, 1920. Presbyterian. Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died April 8, 1938 (age 71 years, 98 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Tahlequah, Okla.
  Presumably named for: William Wirt
  Relatives: Son of Yell Hastings and Louisa J. Hastings; married, December 9, 1896, to Lulu Starr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Alexander Hefner (b. 1874) — also known as Robert A. Hefner — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex.; Ardmore, Carter County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Lone Oak, Hunt County, Tex., February 7, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1927-36. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lafayette Hefner and Sallie Jane (Masters) Hefner; married, July 18, 1906, to Eva Johnson.
  Brad Henry — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Born in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1990; Governor of Oklahoma, 2003-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004, 2008. Baptist. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry; married to Kim Blain.
  William Judson Holloway (1888-1970) — also known as William J. Holloway — of Oklahoma. Born in Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark., December 15, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1919-26; Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 1927-29; Governor of Oklahoma, 1929-31. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., January 28, 1970 (age 81 years, 44 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Everette Burgess Howard (1873-1950) — also known as Everette B. Howard; Everett B. Howard — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Morgantown, Butler County, Ky., September 19, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; oil and gas producer; Oklahoma state auditor, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1919-21, 1923-25, 1927-29; defeated, 1920. Methodist. Died in 1950 (age about 76 years). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Addison A. Howard and Addie P. (Harreld) Howard; married, December 4, 1895, to Hollis Hope.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Hubbell (1888-1979) — of Walters, Cotton County, Okla.; Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex. Born March 17, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Died in Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex., October, 1979 (age 91 years, 0 days). Interment at Temple Cemetery, Temple, Okla.
  Relatives: Father of Marguerite Mullins (1916-1982).
  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, Norman, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hyde and Ora (Southern) Hyde; married 1931 to Ruth Bray.
  Ernest James Istook, Jr. (b. 1950) — also known as Ernest J. Istook, Jr. — of Warr Acres, Oklahoma County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., February 11, 1950. Republican. Lawyer; journalist; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1987-93; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1993-. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Kevin James (b. 1963) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1963. Republican. Lawyer; radio show host; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 2013. Gay. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Miller Jenkins (1856-1941) — also known as William M. Jenkins — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan.; Kay County, Okla.; Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla. Born in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, April 25, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888; secretary of Oklahoma Territory, 1897-1901; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1901. Presbyterian. Removed from office as Governor in a scandal over a sanitarium contract; a later investigation exonerated him. Died in Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla., October 19, 1941 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at South Heights Cemetery, Sapulpa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William Jenkins and Lydia (Miller) Jenkins; married, December 31, 1878, to Delphina White.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jed Joseph Johnson (1888-1963) — also known as Jed Johnson — of Anadarko, Caddo County, Okla. Born near Waxahachie, Ellis County, Tex., July 31, 1888. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mail carrier; lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1920-27, 1925-26 (17th District 1920-27, 15th District 1925-26); U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1927-47; federal judge, 1947. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Lions. Died May 8, 1963 (age 74 years, 281 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of La Fayette D. Johnson and Evalyn (Carlin) Johnson; married, May 16, 1925, to Beatrice Luginbyhl; father of Jed Joseph Johnson, Jr. (1939-1993).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Matthew John Kane (1863-1924) — of Kingfisher, Kingfisher County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Niagara County, N.Y., November 28, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1907; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1907-23; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1909-12. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., January 2, 1924 (age 60 years, 35 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Kane and Mary (Dunn) Kane; married, June 9, 1909, to Kathleen Reagan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Albert Kasem (1919-2002) — also known as George A. Kasem — of West Covina, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Drumright, Creek County, Okla., April 6, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 25th District, 1959-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Died in West Covina, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 11, 2002 (age 82 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  James Riley Keaton (1861-1946) — also known as James R. Keaton — of Guthrie, Logan County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Carter County, Ky., December 10, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1896-98; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oklahoma Territory, 1898. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from a heart ailment, in Wesley Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., April 3, 1946 (age 84 years, 114 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson T. Keaton (1835-1912) and Mary Ann (Huff) Keaton (1844-1936); married 1890 to Lucille Johnston (1863-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Elmore Kennamer (1879-1960) — also known as Franklin E. Kennamer — of Madill, Marshall County, Okla. Born in Kennamer Cove, Marshall County, Ala., January 12, 1879. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (alternate), 1920; mayor of Madill, Okla., 1919-20; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1920-24; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1924-25; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1925-40; took senior status 1940; senior judge, 1940-60. Died May 1, 1960 (age 81 years, 110 days). Interment at Chelsea Cemetery, Chelsea, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Seaborn F. Kennamer (1830-1915) and Nancy Elizabeth (Mitchell) Kennamer (1848-1898); father of Phil Kennamer (convicted of manslaughter in 1935, and sentenced to 25 years in prison).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Samuel Kerr (1896-1963) — also known as Robert S. Kerr — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla., September 11, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; state court judge in Oklahoma, 1931; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1940-48; Governor of Oklahoma, 1943-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1949-63; died in office 1963. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., January 1, 1963 (age 66 years, 112 days). Original interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.; reinterment at Kerr Family Cemetery, Ada, Okla.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Robert S. Kerr III (1947?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beth Kerttula (b. 1956) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Guthrie, Logan County, Okla., January 8, 1956. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 3rd District, 1999-. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Sheila James Kuehl (b. 1941) — also known as Sheila J. Kuehl — of California. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., February 9, 1941. Democrat. Professional actress in 1950-67, best known for her role as "Zelda Gilroy" in the 1959-63 television comedy series "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis".; lawyer; member of California state assembly 41st District, 1992-2000; member of California state senate 23rd District, 2000-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Lesbian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Orville Edwin Langley (1908-1973) — also known as Edwin Langley — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born near Prague, Lincoln County, Okla., October 28, 1908. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1949-52; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1952-53, 1961-65; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1965-73; died in office 1973. Died September 12, 1973 (age 64 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dallas Langley and Katherine (Hobbs) Langley; married, November 27, 1936, to Jessie Evans Cosgrove.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Henry Albert Larson (1877-1948) — also known as Henry A. Larson — of Preston, Fillmore County, Minn. Born in Fillmore County, Minn., June 27, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1920; member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1927-48; died in office 1948. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died, following a stroke, in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., March 12, 1948 (age 70 years, 259 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Preston, Minn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Walter A. Ledbetter (b. 1863) — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Warrenton, Fayette County, Tex., March 9, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thmas A. Ledbetter and Almieda (Robison) Ledbetter; married, August 17, 1887, to Letitia Paranteau.
  Timothy Dwight Leonard (b. 1940) — also known as Timothy D. Leonard — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born January 22, 1940. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1979-88; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1989-92; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1992-94. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; Beta Theta Pi. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight Leonard and Mary Evelyn (Holder) Leonard; married, July 15, 1967, to Nancy Louise Laughlin.
  E. F. Lester (b. 1871) — Born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., August 7, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Oklahoma 5th District, 1918-24; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1924-31; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1931. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Preston S. Lester and Elizabeth (Crutchfield) Lester; married, April 29, 1902, to Buelah Collier.
  Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1878-1940) — also known as D. Haden Linebaugh — of Atoka, Atoka County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Camden, Ouachita County, Ark., November 4, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1913-17. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Rotary; Woodmen of the World. Died in Atoka, Atoka County, Okla., December 17, 1940 (age 62 years, 43 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1831-1901) and Margaret Elizabeth (Sweets) Linebaugh (1837-1902); married, June 1, 1904, to Della McKinnon (1881-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Crawford Little (b. 1877) — also known as J. C. Little — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Union County, N.C., October 22, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1907-08; member of North Carolina state senate 15th District, 1913-14. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Little and Serena K. (Brooks) Little; married, January 3, 1912, to Alena Marsh.
  George Shannon Long (1883-1958) — also known as George S. Long — of Oklahoma; Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La.; Pineville, Rapides Parish, La. Born in a log cabin, Tunica, Winn Parish, La., September 11, 1883. Democrat. Dentist; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1953-58; died in office 1958. Member, Freemasons. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 22, 1958 (age 74 years, 192 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Pierce Long (1852-1937) and Caledonia Palestine (Tison) Long (1860-1913); brother of Huey Pierce Long (who married Rose McConnell) and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (who married Blanche B. Revere); uncle of Russell Billiu Long; second cousin once removed of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles Walter Mason (b. 1887) — also known as Charles W. Mason — of Nowata, Nowata County, Okla. Born in Stafford, Monroe County, Ohio, December 11, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Nowata County Attorney, 1914-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in Oklahoma 2nd District, 1919-23; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1923-31; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1929-31. Disciples of Christ. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Delta Theta Phi; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Mason and Mary O'Ella (Shankland) Mason; married, December 24, 1914, to Ruth Ethel Cobbs.
  William Allen Maurer (b. 1872) — also known as William A. Maurer; W. A. Maurer — of El Reno, Canadian County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., October 25, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Canadian County Judge, 1911-15, 1919-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1921-25. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Maurer and Eliza (McCartney) Maurer; married, December 30, 1897, to Hettie D. Evans.
  James Vernon McClintic (1878-1948) — also known as James V. McClintic; Jim V. McClintic; "Sunny Jim" — of Snyder, Kiowa County, Okla. Born near Bremond, Robertson County, Tex., September 8, 1878. Democrat. Kiowa County Clerk, 1909; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1915-35 (1st District 1915-17, 7th District 1917-35); lawyer. Died, from a heart attack, on a train en route to Los Angeles, near Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 22, 1948 (age 69 years, 227 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of G. V. McClintic and Emma McClintic; married to Emma May Biggs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bird Segle McGuire (1865-1930) — also known as Bird S. McGuire — of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, Kan.; Pawnee, Pawnee County, Okla.; Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., October 13, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oklahoma Territory, 1903-07; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1907-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916, 1920. Died in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., November 9, 1930 (age 65 years, 27 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of William Neville (1843-1909).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lloyd H. McGuire (1904-1964) — of Guthrie, Logan County, Okla.; Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Guthrie, Logan County, Okla., June 10, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932; FBI special agent; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1947-48; common pleas court judge in Oklahoma, 1951-59. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Died in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., February 4, 1964 (age 59 years, 239 days). Interment at Summit View Cemetery, Guthrie, Okla.
  Thomas Deitz McKeown (1878-1951) — also known as Tom D. McKeown — of Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla. Born in Blackstock, Fairfield County, S.C., June 4, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Oklahoma 7th District, 1911-16; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1917-21, 1923-35; defeated, 1920. Died in Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla., October 22, 1951 (age 73 years, 140 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore B. McKeown and Nannie B. McKeown; married, January 9, 1902, to Anna Sanders.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George William Miller (1925-2006) — also known as G. William Miller — Born in Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla., March 9, 1925. Lawyer; chairman of Federal Reserve, 1978-79; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1979-81. Died, from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, March 17, 2006 (age 81 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ariadna Rogojarsky.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
James C. Moody James C. Moody (b. 1863) — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Guthrie, Logan County, Okla.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Ind., 1863. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 38th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gideon Curtis Moody (1832-1904).
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Edward Hall Moore (1871-1950) — also known as E. H. Moore — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born near Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo., November 19, 1871. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1943-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948. Died in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., September 2, 1950 (age 78 years, 287 days). Interment at Okmulgee Cemetery, Okmulgee, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Alfred Paul Murrah (1904-1975) — also known as Alfred P. Murrah — of Oklahoma. Born in Tishomingo, Johnston County, Okla., October 27, 1904. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1937-40; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1937-40; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1937-40; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1940-70. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons. Died, in University Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., October 30, 1975 (age 71 years, 3 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (opened 1977, destroyed by truck bomb 1995), in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Arthur Neeley (1879-1919) — also known as George A. Neeley — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Born in Detroit, Pike County, Ill., August 1, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kansas 7th District, 1912-15; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1914; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Died in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan., January 1, 1919 (age 39 years, 153 days). Interment at Oak Park Cemetery, Chandler, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Mansel Nicholson (b. 1874) — also known as George M. Nicholson — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.; Sulphur, Chickasaw Nation County, Indian Territory (now Murray County, Okla.); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Riley County, Kan., May 30, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1921-27; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1925-27. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George E. Nicholson and Ida (Carpenter) Nicholson; married, September 1, 1903, to Julie Sheldon (died 1919); married, July 31, 1927, to Edith Cole.
  William John Otjen (b. 1880) — also known as William J. Otjen — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Born in Labette County, Kan., October 19, 1880. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; insurance business; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1923-25; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1925-32; candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, 1942; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1944; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Christian Otjen and Sophia (Nuhfer) Otjen; married, June 15, 1907, to Jane B. Cullison.
Robert L. Owen Robert Latham Owen (1856-1947) — also known as Robert L. Owen — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Lynchburg, Va., February 2, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1892-96; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-25; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Modern Woodmen of America; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa. Died July 19, 1947 (age 91 years, 167 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Owen (president of the Virginia and Tennesee Railroad) and Narcissa (Chisholm) Owen (Cherokee Nation); married, December 31, 1889, to Daisey Deane Hester.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  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, Norman, Okla.
  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
  Marian Penix (c.1924-1991) — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., about 1924. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1972; Judge, Arkansas Court of Appeals, 1979. Female. Methodist. Died September 21, 1991 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  K. Berry Peterson (b. 1891) — of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Okla.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Alamo, Montgomery County, Ind., July 24, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Pima County Attorney, 1922-27; Arizona state attorney general, 1929-33. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Arthur Peterson (M.D.) and Hannah N. (Duckworth) Peterson; married, September 15, 1923, to Elizabeth Downing Mason.
  William Townsend Pheiffer (1898-1986) — also known as William T. Pheiffer — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Purcell, Chickasaw Nation County, Indian Territory (now McClain County, Okla.), July 15, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Oklahoma state senate 2nd District, 1924; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1941-43; defeated, 1942; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1953-57. Unitarian. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 16, 1986 (age 88 years, 32 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Ivey Phelps (b. 1875) — also known as James I. Phelps — of El Reno, Canadian County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Newton, Newton County, Tex., June 20, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Canadian County Judge, 1901-07; district judge in Oklahoma 13th District, 1919-25; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1925-29, 1935. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elza V. M. Phelps and Mary A. (Simmons) Phelps; married, February 1, 1903, to Lydia B. Malcom.
  Robert Minter Rainey (1882-1971) — also known as Robert M. Rainey — of Atoka, Atoka County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Sherman, Grayson County, Tex., September 29, 1882. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1907-08; district judge in Oklahoma, 1909-15; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1917-20; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1920-21. Methodist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died April 3, 1971 (age 88 years, 186 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse G. Rainey and Annie Elizabeth (Moore) Rainey; married, August 12, 1905, to Lillian Fryer (1885-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. Raley, Jr. (b. 1932) — of Ponca City, Kay County, Okla. Born May 23, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Ponca City, Okla., 1980-83; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1990-97. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Reserve Officers Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Raley and Helen Thames Raley.
  Charles W. Raymond — of Muskogee, Creek Nation County, Indian Territory (now Muskogee County, Okla.). Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indian Territory, 1904. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Loyal Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Raymond (killed at Civil War Battle of Nashville) and Mary Ellen (Myers) Raymond.
  Clarence Robinson (b. 1875) — of Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Born in De Leon, Comanche County, Tex., December 11, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; Mayor, Tecumseh, Okla., 1917-18; Pottawatomie County Probate Judge, 1919-22. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of M. V. Robinson and Maria L. (Williams) Robinson; married, November 28, 1916, to Irene Buzzard.
  John Edward Roush (1920-2004) — also known as J. Edward Roush — of Huntington, Huntington County, Ind. Born in Barnsdall, Osage County, Okla., September 12, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Indiana state legislature, 1949; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; Huntington County Prosecuting Attorney, 1955-58; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1959-69, 1971-77 (5th District 1959-69, 4th District 1971-77); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964, 1968, 1972. Brethren. Died, while suffering from Alzheimer's disease, in The Heritage nursing home, Huntington, Huntington County, Ind., March 26, 2004 (age 83 years, 196 days). Interment at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Glen Steven Rowe (b. 1953) — also known as Steve Rowe — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gore, Sequoyah County, Okla., April 23, 1953. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1992-2000; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1998-2000; Maine state attorney general, 2001-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2004; candidate in primary for Governor of Maine, 2010. Still living as of 2015.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Ryan (1837-1914) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Oxford, Chenango County, N.Y., November 25, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Shawnee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1865-73; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1877-89 (3rd District 1877-85, 4th District 1885-89); resigned 1889; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1889-93. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., April 5, 1914 (age 76 years, 131 days). Interment at Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roy St. Lewis (b. 1891) — also known as Roy St. Lewis — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa., September 27, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; assistant attorney in Oklahoma for Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1925-31. Baptist. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Griffith Lewis and Mary Ann (Davis) Lewis; married, July 12, 1926, to Inez Reams.
  Leslie Earnest Salter (1895-1964) — also known as Leslie E. Salter — of Flossmoor, Cook County, Ill. Born in Alva, Woods County, Okla., May 10, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920-24; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1948; circuit judge in Illinois, 1953-64. Baptist. Member, Acacia; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died in Flossmoor, Cook County, Ill., February 20, 1964 (age 68 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Allison Salter (1858-1916) and Susannah Madora (Kinsey) Salter (1860-1961); married, March 7, 1925, to Maud Carroll; grandson of Melville Judson Salter (1834-1896).
Henry M. Scales Henry M. Scales (1869-1918) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss., March 13, 1869. Lawyer; real estate and insurance business; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1907-10; resigned 1910. Died, from pneumonia, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 15, 1918 (age 49 years, 277 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Campaign slogan (1907): "Let The People Rule."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  George Blaine Schwabe (1886-1952) — also known as George B. Schwabe — of Nowata, Nowata County, Okla.; Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Arthur, Vernon County, Mo., July 26, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1918-22; Speaker of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, 1921-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1920 (alternate), 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1945-49, 1951-52; defeated, 1948; died in office 1952. Died, from heart disease, in Alexandria, Va., April 2, 1952 (age 65 years, 251 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George Washington Schwabe (1855-1909) and Emily Ellen (Mose) Schwabe; half-brother of Leonard Max Schwabe (1905-1983); married, June 10, 1914, to Jeannette Eadie Simpson (1889-1939); married, July 23, 1943, to Barbara (Yirsa) McFarland (1902-1990); first cousin of James Robert Clay Schwabe.
  Political family: Schwabe family of Columbia, Missouri.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Byron D. Shear Byron Delos Shear (1869-1929) — also known as Byron D. Shear — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Hillsboro, Vernon County, Wis., April 12, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1918-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Unitarian. Died, from a heart attack, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 9, 1929 (age 60 years, 58 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Shear (1836-1901) and Emergene (Woodbury) Shear (1837-1890); brother of Myrta Viola Shear (1865-1948; who married Oscar A. Mitscher); married, February 26, 1892, to Hulda Ludwig (1836-1901); married 1899 to Ida Malinda Cunningham (1874-1936); uncle of Marc Andrew Mitscher (1887-1947; U.S. Navy Admiral and aviation pioneer).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  Frank C. Shoemaker — of Oklahoma; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1933, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  William McKendree Springer (1836-1903) — also known as William M. Springer — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Sullivan County, Ind., May 30, 1836. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1860-62; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-72; defeated, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1875-95 (12th District 1875-83, 13th District 1883-95); U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1895-99. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., December 4, 1903 (age 67 years, 188 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas Burchard Springer (1795-1861) and Catherine (Sandusky) Springer (1796-1872); married, December 15, 1859, to Rebecca Ruter (1832-1904); first cousin twice removed of Durand William Springer (1866-1943).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Washington Steele (1839-1922) — also known as George W. Steele — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Born near Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., December 13, 1839. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1881-89, 1895-1903; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1890-91. Died in Marion, Grant County, Ind., July 12, 1922 (age 82 years, 211 days). Interment at Estates of Serenity, Marion, Ind.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Montfort Stokes (1762-1842) — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., March 12, 1762. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1816-23; Governor of North Carolina, 1830-32. Died November 4, 1842 (age 80 years, 237 days). Interment at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Okla.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of James Wellborn (1767-1854).
  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, Norman, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Wallace Swank and Melinda (Wells) Swank; married, December 30, 1914, to Ada Blake.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Michael Lynn Synar (1950-1996) — also known as Mike Synar — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Vinita, Craig County, Okla., October 17, 1950. Democrat. Rancher; real estate broker; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1979-95. Died, of brain cancer, in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1996 (age 45 years, 84 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Charles M. Thacker (1866-1918) — of Ennis, Ellis County, Tex.; Mangum, Greer County, Okla. Born in Brunswick County, Va., January 17, 1866. Bookkeeper; lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Oklahoma territorial legislature, 1899; mayor of Mangum, Okla., 1909-10; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1915; appointed 1915. Died in 1918 (age about 52 years). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Thacker and Allie (Parham) Thacker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John William Elmer Thomas (1876-1965) — also known as J. W. Elmer Thomas — of Medicine Park, Comanche County, Okla. Born near Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind., September 8, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1907-20; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1923-27; defeated, 1920; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1927-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1956 (alternate). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Phi Delta Theta. Died in Lawton, Comanche County, Okla., September 19, 1965 (age 89 years, 11 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Okla.
  Relatives: Married, September 24, 1902, to Edith Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Hosea Townsend (1840-1909) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.; Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colo. Born in Greenwich, Huron County, Ohio, June 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1869; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1892; U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1897-1907. Died in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., March 4, 1909 (age 68 years, 261 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Thomas Tyndall (1862-1928) — also known as William T. Tyndall — of Sparta, Christian County, Mo.; Bartlesville, Washington County, Okla. Born in Sparta, Christian County, Mo., January 16, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1905-07; defeated, 1906. Died in Bartlesville, Washington County, Okla., November 26, 1928 (age 66 years, 315 days). Entombed in mausoleum at White Rose Cemetery, Bartlesville, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph Waverly Wallace (b. 1900) — also known as Ralph W. Wallace — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in El Reno, Canadian County, Okla., August 27, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1935-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Member, American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William McChesney Wallace and Helen (Clayton) Wallace; married 1925 to Margaret Bowie.
  Elizabeth Warren (b. 1949) — also known as Elizabeth Ann Herring — Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 22, 1949. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; law professor; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 2013-; received 2 electoral votes for Vice-President, 2016; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2020. Female. Still living as of 2021.
  Relatives: Daughter of Donald Jones Herring and Pauline (Reed) Herring; married 1968 to Jim Warren (divorced 1978); married 1980 to Bruce Mann.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Claude Weaver (1867-1954) — of Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex.; Pauls Valley, Chickasaw Nation County, Indian Territory (now Garvin County, Okla.); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex., March 19, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma at-large, 1913-15; defeated, 1919; postmaster at Oklahoma City, Okla., 1915-23; district judge in Oklahoma 13th District, 1934-35. Methodist. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., May 19, 1954 (age 87 years, 61 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of W. T. G. Weaver (1826?-1876).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Vernon W. Whiting (1870-1956) — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla.; Pawhuska, Osage County, Okla. Born in Seward County, Neb., February 10, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; real estate investor; postmaster at Enid, Okla., 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 (alternate), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in Osage County, Okla., December 8, 1956 (age 86 years, 302 days). Interment at Pawhuska City Cemetery, Pawhuska, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Whiting (1843-1901) and Emma L. Whiting.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Lee Williams (1868-1948) — also known as Robert L. Williams — of Durant, Bryan County, Okla. Born near Brundidge, Pike County, Ala., December 20, 1868. Democrat. Methodist minister; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indian Territory, 1900; member of Democratic National Committee from Indian Territory, 1904-07; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker); Governor of Oklahoma, 1915-19; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1919-37; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1937-39. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of pneumonia, at Wilson N. Jones Hospital, Sherman, Grayson County, Tex., April 10, 1948 (age 79 years, 112 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Durant, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Williams and Sarah Julia (Paul) Williams.
  The Robert Lee Williams Public Library, in Durant, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  Julius Gayle Windsor, Jr. (1920-1991) — also known as J. Gayle Windsor, Jr. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., June 4, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1957-62, 1967-80. Baptist. English and German ancestry. Member, Lions; Theta Chi. Cast the only opposing vote in the legislature to Gov. Orval Faubus's plan to fight desegregation of the Little Rock schools in 1958. Died, of cancer, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., September 28, 1991 (age 71 years, 116 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Gayle Windsor, Sr. (1891-1949).
  James William Zevely (1861-1927) — also known as J. W. Zevely — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Washington, D.C.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Linn, Osage County, Mo., October 8, 1861. Democrat. Librarian; secretary of Missouri Democratic Party, 1888; Inspector in Charge for U.S. Department of the Interior; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912, 1916; as attorney for the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation, and for Harry F. Sinclair, he was a figure in the Teapot Dome scandal of the 1920s. Died, of pernicious anemia and liver cirrhosis, in East Hampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 10, 1927 (age 65 years, 245 days). Interment somewhere in Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Thaddeus Zevely and Mary A. Zevely; married, June 23, 1908, to Janie C. Clay.
  The champion racehorse "Zev" (1920-1943) was named for him by Harry F. Sinclair.
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