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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
  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.
  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.
  George Washington Ballard (b. 1904) — also known as George W. Ballard — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Vinita, Cherokee Nation County, Indian Territory (now Craig County, Okla.), February 22, 1904. Democrat. Member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952. Member, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  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
  Harlan Beacher Bell (1895-1986) — also known as Harlan Bell — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., August 18, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948, 1956. Methodist. Member, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in September, 1986 (age 91 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  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.
  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
  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
  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
  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.
  Isaac N. Coggs (b. 1920) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., June 5, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; accountant; tavern keeper; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 6th District, 1953-64. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Amvets; Elks; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  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.
  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.
  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
  Everett Francis Drumright (1906-1993) — also known as Everett F. Drumright — of Drumright, Creek County, Okla. Born in Drumright, Creek County, Okla., September 15, 1906. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Ciudad Juarez, 1930-31; Hankow, 1931-32; Shanghai, 1934-37; U.S. Consul in Hankow, as of 1938; Shanghai, 1941; Chungking, 1942-44; London, 1946; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1954-58; U.S. Ambassador to China (Taiwan), 1958-62. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died in 1993 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron H. Drumright and Mary Gertrude (Ryan) Drumright.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  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
  Marvin Henry Edwards (b. 1937) — also known as Mickey Edwards — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 12, 1937. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1972; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1977-93. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Tom Cole
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  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
  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.
  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
  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
  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.
  Fred Roy Harris (b. 1930) — also known as Fred R. Harris — of Oklahoma; Corrales, Sandoval County, N.M. Born in Walters, Cotton County, Okla., November 13, 1930. Democrat. Member of Oklahoma state senate, 1956-64; candidate in primary for Governor of Oklahoma, 1962; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1964-73; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1969-70; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books by Fred Harris: Does People Do It?: A Memoir (2008)
  Books about Fred Harris: Richard Lowitt, Fred Harris: His Journey from Liberalism to Populism
  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.
  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
  John T. Johnson (b. 1856) — of Texas; Lawton, Comanche County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Livingston, Overton County, Tenn., January 9, 1856. Democrat. County judge in Texas, 1890; district judge in Oklahoma, 1907-15; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1919-25; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1923-25. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
Charles G. Jones Charles Gasham Jones (1856-1911) — also known as Charles G. Jones; "Gristmill" — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Greenup, Cumberland County, Ill., November 3, 1856. Flour mill business; painting contractor; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1896-97, 1901-03; member of Oklahoma territorial House of Representatives, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died, from a stomach hemorrhage, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., March 29, 1911 (age 54 years, 146 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Harrison Jones (1820-1894) and Rebeccal (Wall) Jones (1822-1858); married 1893 to Tena Stafford (1866-1901); married, April 10, 1909, to Nettie E. Wheeler (1854-1945); uncle of William Harrison Hallett (1867-1940).
  Epitaph: "89'er"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  Philas Stratton Jones (1867-1943) — also known as Philas S. Jones — of Wilburton, Latimer County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Kentucky, September 30, 1867. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died, of arteriosclerosis, in a hospital at Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., July 27, 1943 (age 75 years, 300 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  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
  Arthur J. Law (1906-1987) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Poteau, Le Flore County, Okla., January 12, 1906. Democrat. Grocer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1952; mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1953-54; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1959-72 (Oakland County 2nd District 1959-64, 62nd District 1965-72); defeated, 1972 (primary), 1972. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto. Died in 1987 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  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.
  Joshua Bryan Lee (1892-1967) — also known as Josh Lee — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in Childersburg, Talladega County, Ala., January 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1935-37; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1937-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1956 (alternate). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Mu Alpha; Freemasons. Died August 10, 1967 (age 75 years, 199 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Norman, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  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.
  Ernest William McFarland (1894-1984) — also known as Ernest W. McFarland — of Florence, Pinal County, Ariz. Born near Earlsboro, Pottawatomie County, Okla., October 9, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; superior court judge in Arizona, 1935-41; U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1941-53; defeated, 1952, 1958; Governor of Arizona, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1964; justice of Arizona state supreme court, 1965-71. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Judicature Society. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., June 8, 1984 (age 89 years, 243 days). Interment at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  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.
  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
  William Henry David Murray (1869-1956) — also known as William H. Murray; "Alfalfa Bill"; "Cocklebur Bill"; "Bolivia Bill"; "The Sage of Tishomingo" — of Tishomingo, Johnston County, Okla. Born near Collinsville, Grayson County, Tex., November 21, 1869. Democrat. Candidate for Texas state senate, 1890; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1907-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (speaker), 1916; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1913-17 (at-large 1913-15, 4th District 1915-17); defeated, 1940; Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-35; defeated in primary, 1918, 1938; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1942. Member, Freemasons. Died October 15, 1956 (age 86 years, 329 days). Interment at Tishomingo Cemetery, Tishomingo, Okla.
  Relatives: Brother of George T. Murray; father of Johnston Murray (1902-1974).
  Political family: Murray family of Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
  Murray County, Okla. and Alfalfa County, Okla. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  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.
Edward Overholser Edward Overholser (1869-1931) — also known as Ed Overholser — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., June 20, 1869. Mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1915-18. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., April 21, 1931 (age 61 years, 305 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Overholser (1846-1915); married to Allie Garrison (1878-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
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
  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.
  William Louis Pittman (b. 1874) — also known as W. L. Pittman — of Seiling, Dewey County, Okla. Born in Revere, Clark County, Mo., December 8, 1874. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  George Washington Sutton (1843-1917) — also known as George W. Sutton — of Kansas; Oklahoma. Born in Ohio County, Ind., August 5, 1843. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1881-84; member of Oklahoma territorial legislature, 1890. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Cleveland, Pawnee County, Okla., May 17, 1917 (age 73 years, 285 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Granduncle of Milo W. Sutton (1928-).
  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
  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
  William T. Thompson, Jr. (b. 1888) — also known as W. T. Thompson — of Cozad, Dawson County, Neb. Born in Gibson Station, Wagoner County, Okla., June 7, 1888. Democrat. School teacher; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1928, 1940, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for Nebraska state treasurer, 1948. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William T. Thompson, Sr. and Mary (Couch) Thompson; married 1914 to Agnes Faught (died 1923); married 1925 to Irene Brown (died 1928).
  Roy Joseph Turner (1894-1973) — also known as Roy J. Turner — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Kendrick, Lincoln County, Okla., November 6, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; oil producer; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Oklahoma, 1947-51. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 11, 1973 (age 78 years, 217 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Reason Turner and Etta Louise (Rogers) Turner; married 1937 to Jessica E. Grimm.
  The Turner Turnpike (opened 1953), in Tulsa, Creek, Lincoln, and Oklahoma counties, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Lynn Whitbeck (1916-2002) — also known as Frank L. Whitbeck — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., February 29, 1916. Democrat. Insurance executive; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died, from complications of leukemia and a blood disease, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 31, 2002 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
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