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1930's Logan County Information

1930's Logan County Information

Submitted by: Angela Loy



COUNTY OFFICERS
County Judge, C. E. Smith (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Attorney, Harry Blake (Rep.) - Guthrie
Court Clerk, Marie Sleeper (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Clerk, Frank Bond (Rep.) - Guthrie
Sheriff, L. B. McKean (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Treasurer, Fred L. Wenner (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Surveyor, T. B. Reder (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Superintendent of Public Instruction, Irene Sloan (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Assessor, Glen Farquharson (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Weigher, E. E. Tallman (Rep.) - Guthrie
County Commissioners:
     District No. 1 - F. M. Rinehart (Rep.) - Guthrie
     District No. 2 - John Gathers (Rep.) - Guthrie
     District No. 3 - Jean C. Dittmer (Dem.) - Crescent
County Election Board:
     Sec'y. M. G. Smith (Dem.) - Guthrie
     Chmn. Walter H. Matthews (Dem.) - Mulhall
     Mbr., Fred Wegner (Rep.) - Coyle
LEGISLATIVE AND STATE OFFICERS
     Representative, J. H. Farr (Rep.) Guthrie; V. G. Houston (Rep.) Guthrie; Senator, Amos A. Ewing (Rep.) Guthrie; District Judge, Charles C. Smith (Dem.) Guthrie
     State Officers, Miss Ethyl Hopkins, mbr. Bd. of Examiners and Registration of Nurses; Mrs. Addie Lee Lowther, Guthrie, mbr. Bd. Regents St. Univ.; Harry Gallaher, mbr. Bd. of Chiropractic Examiners; T. H. Harmon, Guthrie, Mbr. Bd. of Regents Agrl. and Normal Univ., Langston; W. C. Miller, Guthrie, Co. Superintendent Health; George Martin, Guthrie and Tom Ralston, Mulhall, Deputy Oil Inspectors.
     State Institutions, Agricultural and Normal Univ. (colored) Langston, Z. T. Hubert, President.
PARTY ORGANIZATIONS
DEMOCRAT
     Mose Anderson, Guthrie, Chmn; Mrs. Geo. Martin, Guthrie, V-Chmn
REPUBLICAN
     Fred Madden, Guthrie, Chmn; Mrs. N. M. Carier, Guthrie, V-Chmn: N. J. C. Johnson, Guthrie, Sec'y.
     Ed Robertson, Guthrie, St. Committeeman: Mrs. Frieda Kock, Guthrie, St. Committeewoman.
CITIES AND TOWNS-PUBLIC SERVICE
     Guthrie, Co. Seat: W. R. Welch (Mayor); Wm V. Martin (Manager): Earl J. Geddes (Clerk); Merle G. Smith (Attorney); Okla. Nat. Gas Corp.; Guthrie Gas Co.
     Coyle, C. F. Wardell (Mayor); R. H. Roettger (Clerk): O. G. & E.
     Crescent, C. T. Henderson (Mayor); F. A. Bonner (Clerk); O. G. & E; Okla. Cen. Gas Co.
     Marshall, J. A. Cook (Clerk); O. G. & E.; Apache Gas Co.
     Mulhall, W. H. Matthews (Mayor); J. J. Estes (Clerk): O. G. & E.
     Meridian, H. F. McCroskey (Clerk).
     Orlando, C. C. Kensey (Clerk): O. G. & E.
THE VOTE

1916
1918
1920
1922
1924
1926
1928
President
Dem.
1701
     
2218
     
2366
     
2251
Rep.
2270
     
4618
     
4445
     
6277
Soc.
552
     
282
     
87
     
74
Senator
Dem.
     
1250
2313
     
2399
2021
     
Rep.
     
1781
4613
     
5269
2916
     
Soc.
     
122
251
     
no C.
22
     
Governor
Dem.
     
1275
     
3099
     
2442
     
Rep.
     
1033
     
4992
     
2838
     
Soc.
     
137
     
57
     
23
     
Congressman
Dem.
1633
1246
2294
3056
3278
2138
3010
Rep.
2269
1760
4409
3994
3788
2548
4808
Soc.
591
123
263
73
no C.
no C.
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NEWSPAPERS
Town
Newspaper
Editor
Owner
Coyle
Cimarron Valley Clipper (Wkly. Ind.)
C. F. Wendell
 
Crescent
Logan County News (Wkly. Rep.)
Ernestine Adams
Crescent Pub. Co.
Guthrie
Oklahoma Leader (Wkly. Ind.)
Raymond Fields
McIntyre & Fields
 
Okla. Odd Fellow (mo.) I. O. O. F.
G. W. Bruce
I. O. O. F. Pub. Co.
 
Okla. State Register (Wkly. Ind.)
J. M. Dolph, Jr.
Okla. Printing Co.
Marshall
Tribune (Wkly. Ind.)
R. E. Payne
R. E. Payne
Orlando
Clipper (Wkly. Ind.)
W. L. Lanter
W. L. Lanter


ADAMS, EMILY BURKS, (MRS. H. A.), Guthrie. Dem. Occ. home builder. B., Farminton, Mo. Sept. 13, 1879. Edu., h. sch. Edmond; Cen. St. Tchrs. Col., Edmond, grad. 1903. Hus., H. A. Adams. Cdrn., 3 S. Hugh J., Jack P., Charles, Guthrie. Bus Con., First Natl Bk., Goltry, Dir. (H. A. Adams, husband, pres.) Bk Cen., First St., Guthrie;: Farmers & Merchants, Crescent; First Natl., Goltry, Assoc., John W. Whipple., Stillwater, v-pres., St. Congress P. T. A.: Mrs. G. A. Waring, v-pres., Tulsa; Mrs. John Kinck, recording sec'y., Okla. City; Mrs. John R. Burns, treas., Okmulgee: (pol.) Mrs. Deselms, Mrs. L. L. Johnson, Mrs. Fred Beyers, Guthrie; Mrs. E. W. Aniba, Crescent: Mrs. Wm. Cowgill, Okla. City; Mrs. Geo. Ralsey, Enid; Mrs. V. B. Barefoot, Chickasha; Mrs. G. H. Fink, Edmond. Church, Chris., treas. and S. S. tchr. Clubs & Lodges, Guthrie Country Club; past Matron Eastern Star, Crescent; Blue-Blue Violet; Tchrs. Assn: mbr. Natl. Bd. P. T. A., ex-dir on Natl. Bd.; pres. Okla. Cong. of P. & T., 1927-29; active in St. P. T. A.; mbr. Rules Com., Natl. P. T. A., Washington, D. C. Pol. Act. partisan in national affairs, but in local affairs independent; works through personal contacts. Imp. Rel., Mrs. Anna Burks Ione, principal Linwood Sch., Okla. City; Mrs. C. R. Hartman, Mesmer Gas Co.; Carrie E. M. Burks, tchr. Iowa St. Tchrs. Col. Cedar Falls, Ia.; Fred Burks city marshal, Edmond. Party Homers, mbr. 1st. election bd. after women were permitted, Douglas. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1894; located near Hartzell; Crescent, 1905; Douglas, 1916; Calif., 1921; Goltry, 1922: Guthrie. 1927; Crescent, 1929. Taught 3 yrs. Edmond city schools; was in community service work at Goltry 5 yrs. Writer for magazines and papers.
ADAMS, (MISS) ERNESTINE, Crescent. Rep. Occ. newspaper publisher. D. Hartville, Mo. APril 14, 1902 Edu., Com. sch., grad., 1914; h. sch. Guthrie, grad. 1918; Univ. of Ma, grad. 1912 Unmarried. Bus. Con. Logan Co. News, Miss Aileen Adams, Miss Ernestine Adams, partners and owners, Blk Con. Farmers & Merchants, Assoc. Chas. Gruff, T. A. McNew, Crescent, Eugene A. Bayer, Mrs. Chas. Olson, Mrs. Geo. Martin, Guthrie; (pol.) C. A. Sanderson, Crescent; John Adams, Bert McKeen, co. sheriff; Ed Robinson, Guthrie; Mrs. Lola Clark Pearson, Marshall. Clubs, Womans Bus. Club; Chli Omega; Theta Sigma Chi, Imp. Rel., Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Adams, furniture, Crescent, (father and mother); Mrs. H. A. Adams, pres. P. T. A., Okla. (aunt); John Adams, atty., (uncle), Guthrie, and Hugh A. Adams, pres. Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent (uncle). Pol Act., in natl. affairs is partisan, but in local, independent; active for past 5 yrs; working through personal contacts, coms. and also makes speeches. Party Honors, del. to st. and co convn., 1928. Remarks, came to Okla. when only a few months old, in 1902; located at Crescent. In 1924 was editor of Independent Age newspaper, Allen, Minn. Interested in writing short stories.
ADAMS, Hugh A., Crescent, Rep. Occ., banker. B., Wright Co., Mo., May 15, 1877. Edu. com. and h sch., Hartville, Ma.; col work, Edmond; Quincy Bus Co., Quincy, Ill, grad 1900, Wife, Miss Burks, Edmond, Cdrn, 3 s. Hugh J., Univ. of Oklahoma; Jack P., Arnold C., Guthrie, Bus Con., pres. Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent; pres. First Natl Bk, Goltry. Assoc. E. W. Aalba, Ernest Williams, Romain Byers, Y. V. Willett, Geo H. Voss, associated with him in the banks at Crescent and Goltry; (pol.) C. A. Sanderson, Crescent; J. J. Hildreth, Attys; Chas. Smith, Dist. Judge; Vic Houston, John Adams, atty., Guthrie; Ira Hill, Sen. Cherokee; H. G. McKeeter, Atty., Enid; C. A. Alexander, Okla. City; F. W. Wolfe, Ponca City. Church, Chris. Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, India Temple Shrines; Eastern Star tmp. Rel., Mary E. Adams, Crescent, (mother); H. B. Adams, hardware, Crescent; John Adams, atty.; Guthrie (bros.) Pol Act. Independent; active for 30 yrs. in co.: works through personal contacts. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs.: attended the natl. conv. Kansas City, 1928. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1897 and located at Edmond; moved to Goltry 1902, and then Crescent Mbr. of Sch Bd. Goltry; mbr. Study on Good Roads for 5 yrs. Hobby. golf.
ADAMS, JOHN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ. lawyer. B. Wright Co., Mo., July 7, 1874. Edu. com. sch. grad. 1893; Cen. Normal, Edmond, grad. 1897; Law Sch of Univ. of Mich. L.L. B.1900. Wife, Eva A. Wahoo, Neb. Cdrn., 1 d. Elizabeth. Bus Cen. First St. Bk. Guthrie; Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent; Employees Building & Loan Assn., Guthrie; C. of C. Bk Con. First St. Guthrie. Assoc. Ed Robertson, farmer; A. E. Beyer, pres. First State Bk.; Ned Holman, pores. First Natl Bl. 1 Merle G. Smith atty.; Frank J. Fitzpatrick, Guthrie, Church, Pres Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Consistory. Royal Arch, Guthrie; County Club, Guthrie; C. of C. dir. Imp Rel., H. A. Adams, pres Bk of Crescent; E. J. Adams, merchant; H. B. Adams, hardware. Offices, Co. Atty. 1913-14. Party Honors. del to Cleveland conv. 1924. Remarks, moved to Okla. in 1894. Interested in st. highway, park improvement. Former mbr. of standing cos on good roads. Mbr. Countil of Defense 1917-18.
ADLER, FELIX, Guthrie. Dem. Occ., real estate, mortgages and loans dealer. B. Mako Hungary, Feb. 6, 1859. Edu., com schs, completed in 1872. Wife, d. oif Naden Sasish. Chrn., 3 d. Mrs. Geo. A. Isaac., Minn; Miss Delia, Al Bureuthal's, Okla. City; Miss Flora, Chicago, Bus. Con., real estate, mortgages and loans; wholesale liquors 1890-91. Ok Con., First Natl., Farmers & Merchants, First S. Guthrie. Assoc. (pol.) Walter Wilson, Bob Hancock, E. J. Murphy, John Hopkins, Crescent; Cy Morse, Guthrie; Tom Doyle, Ed Trapp, Okla. City; Frank Matthews, Wm. Bowles, Perry; Bill Murray. Tishomingo, Church. Jewish Synagogue, Okla. City. Pol. Act., independent; active for 30 yrs. in st.; works through costs. Offices, Logan Co. Chmn, 1903-09; Councileman Ward 1, for 27 yrs; Logan Co. Treas. 1901; Logan Co. H. Sch. Treas. 1898; City Treas. of Guthrie (Councilman days); mbr of Bd. for Commission Form of Govt. Party Honors, St. Committeeman from Logan Co. 4 yrs.; del. to all co. and at. conva. for 30 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. and located at Guthrie in 1890. Mbr. of C. of C.
ANDERSON, GEORGE LINCOLN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., City Clerk, S. Woodland, Ill., Aug. 29, 1888. Edu. h sch., Woodland, Ill., grad, 1906. Wife, Gladys Crews, Bk Cor., First Natl, Guthrie, Assoc., Raymond Fields, Fred Deselms, Rev. J. W. Killborn, F. W. Green, atty.; Harry Loy, pres. Lions Club; E. B. Richards, Guthrie. Church, Meth. CLubs & Lodges, dire. C. of C.; Lions, sec'y 1925-26, pres. 1927, at present deputy dist. gov., Zone E; M. W. A.; Mason, Albert Pike No. 162. tmp. Rel. Geo. W. Anderson , (father), retired, Guthrie. Pol. Art. mbr. Hoover-Curtis Club. Offices, Clerk in Co. Treas. office 1 1/2 yrs; in St. Auditer's office 8 months; City Clerk since 1916. Party Honors, del. to ep. and st. Rep. convs. Remarks: came to Okla. in 1909 and located at Guthrie. Chmn of Publicity Com., C. of C.
ANDERSON, W. A., Guthrie, Chmn Dem Cen. Com 1930
ANDERSON, WILLIAM MOSES, Guthrie, Dem. Occ., Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M., B. Springfield, Ill, Jan. 3, 1866. Edu. h sch. Wichita, Kan.; St. Normal Emporia, Kan., grad, 1888. Wife, Lillie Been, Pittsfield, Ill, Cdrn., 2 s.; Moses M. Beaumont, Tex.; Henry Phillip;, 1 d. Jennie A. Cecil, Tulsa. Bus Con. Grand Sec'y., Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M., Okla. 21 yrs; Treas. of Federal Tax Co., Okla. City; att. at law, Wichita, Kan. and Enid; v-pres First Natl. Bk., Waurika 1907-12. Bk Con. all bks in Guthrie. Assoc. R. O. Renfrow, Woodward, Ed Semans, Hubert L. Bolen, Okla. City; Wash Hudson, Tulsa; A. M. Leecraft, John Carr., Enid. Church, Chris. elder for 15 yrs. Clubs & Lodges, Guthrie COuntry CLub; C. of C.; 33rd Mason. Imp. Rel. D. G. Anderson, farmer, Enid. (bro.); Mrs. Dr. S. N. Mayberry, Enid (sister), Pol. Act. prior to statehood served 2 terms as Chmn. Dem. Territorial Com. Offices, probate judge, Garfield Co., 1897-03. Party Honors, del. to st. and en. convs, also del. to natl. conv., Kansas City. At age of 18 was del. to Kan. at Conv., Leavenworth. Remarks, came to Okla. and located at Enid in 1893; lived at Waurika 1911-12; at Okla. City 1912-21, and at Guthrie since.
ARMSTRONG, ARTHUR BRADLEY, Guthrie Rep. Occ., insurance, loans and investments. B. Grand Blanc, Mich., Sept. 10, 1853. Edu. com. and h sch., Frist Mich., grad. 1873; Univ of Mich., Ann Arbor, finished 2 yrs. engineering course 1878. Wife. Emma Ceclia Embury, Grand Blanc, Mich. Cdrn., 2 d. Clara Belle, wife of H. F. Clark, supt junior h. sch., Sacramento, Calif. Bus Con., sec'y and treas. Armstrong Investment Co., Guthrie for 21 yrs, incorporated in 1923. Bk Con., First Natl, Guthrie. Assoc., Harold Batchelor, J. M. Delph, Ed Richards, repr. Ill Oil Co., Harry T. Worthley, commercial agent for Ft. Smith & Western; Paul Carey, cashier First Natl, Bk, Guthrie, Church, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, Lions; C. of C. past v-pres., dire for 10 yrs; on com. of good roads. Offices, City Treas. of Guthrie. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1907 and located in Guthrie. Hobby, raising sweet peas.
ARMSTRONG, RUSSELL N., Crescent, Rep. Occ., banker. B., Christian County, Ill, April 18, 1879. Edu. h. sch., Arthur, Mo., grad. 1899; private col. Richhill, Mo. 1900.; S. Norman, Warrensburg, Mo. 1900-02. Wife, Lura Frances Presley, Tenn., Bus Con., cashier and mgr. Bk of Crescent; First Natl. Bk, Guthrie; American Fist Natl Bk., Okla. City; Exchange Bk & Trust Co., Tulsa. Assoc. Ned Holman, pres. First Natl. Blk, Guthrie.; Wm. Brown, pres. Bk of Crescent; J. T. Stisson, retired farmer; W. A. Kendall, physician, Crescent; (pol.) Charlie Graff, John Favor, Crescent,; P. A. Norris, Ada; Ed King, Tupelo; C. A. Acker, Stonewall; Judge G. T. Ralls, Coalgate; W. C. Duncan, atty, Ada. Church, Meth. Lodges, Mason, Scottish Rite, 32nd; Eastern Star, McAlester Consistory. Inp. Rel. A. R. Armstrong, chief of police, Pittsburg, Kan.; J. C. Armstrong, asst. treas, Kansas City, Title & Trust Co., Kansas City, Mo; T W. and W. B. Armstrong, farmers, Arthur, Mo. (bros.) Pol Act. in nail affairs is partisan Rep.; in local, independent; active for 20 yrs. through personal contacts. Remarks, came to Okla. 1907, with Natl. Bk. of Commerce, Guthrie; First Natl Bk, Stonewall, 1910-11; Tupelo, 1911-26; Crescent since 1926. Fuel Administrator in Coal Co. during W. War.
BEYER, ALBERT EUGENE, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., banker, B., Baurkstandt, Saxony, Germany, Nov. 8, 1864., Edu. com., sch. Wright Co. Mo., Wife, Sadie Adams, Wright Co., Mo., Cdrn., 1 s. R. H. v-pres. First St. Bk. Guthrie. Bus Con., First St Bk., Guthrie; Amer. First Natl., Okla. City; Exchange Natl Blk, Tulsa; v-pres. and dir. St. Bk., Meridian; dir. Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent. Assoc., Bill Pugh, Ford dealer; Frank White, jeweler; F. M. Deselms, postmaster; John Austin, Buick dealer; Morris Abrams, merchant; (pol.) John Heath, Meridian; Enoch Carter, Banker, Coyle; Harry Bean, Navina; Homer Adams, Crescent; Wm. Mee, banker, Okla. City; John Simmons, oil man, Tulsa, Church, First Meth. Clubs & Lodges, mbr. C. of C., Imp Rel., Arthur A. Beyer, v-pres First St. Bk. (bro.); Hugh Adams, pres Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent (Bro.-in-law); John Adams, atty; E. J. Adams, furniture dealer, Crescent; Homer B. Adams, hardware, Crescent; W. C. Adams, Liberty, Mo.; Frank Prince, furniture, Marshall, Pol. Act. partisan in natl., independent locally; active for 35 yrs; working mostly thoughpersonal contacts and coms. Offices, mbr. Sch. Bd. 1905-12; Twp Cen Com. in Wright Co., Mo.; Twp., Committeeman, Seward, 1898-1902. Party Honors, del to co and st. convs., Remarks, came to Okla. in APril 1889, and located on a claim in Logan Co., Was in general merchanidse bus., Seward, 1896-1902. Interested in good roads, city beautification, schools and churches.
BEYER, RAYMOND HOBART, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., banker. B., Logan Co., Okla., July 13, 1897. Edu., h. sch., Guthrie, O. U. 1917-1918. Wife, Mary Eleanor Mee., Okla. City, Bus. Con., v-pres Fist St. Bk., Guthrie; Union Loan & Investment Co. A. E. Beyer, pres; R. H. Beyer, v-pres and chmn, bd.; Arthur A. Beyer, v-pres; M. A. Rouch, cashier; P. S. Killson, asst. cashier, Guthrie, Guthrie. Bk. Cos., Amer-First Natl., Okla. City; Exchange Natl, Tulsa. Assoc. Ned Holman, pres. First Natl. Bk., Okla. City; Exchange Natl., Tulsa. Assoc. Ned Holman, pres. First Natl Bk; Raymond Fields; Judge John H. Hildreth, John Adams, Frank McGuire, atty., Guthrie. Church. Meth. Clubs & Lodges, uthrie County Club, dir.; Mason, Blue Lodge, 32nd, Consistory; Guthrie; Shrine, India Temple, Okla. City; M. W. A.; C. of C. dir. Imp Rel. R. E. Beyer, Farmers & Merchants Bk., Crescent, (cousin); Homer Adams, hardware, Crescent, (uncle); Ernest Adams, furniture and undertaking. Crescent; H. A. Adams, pres. Farmers & Merchants Blk, Crescent; Arthur A. Beyer, Guthrie, Offices, City Treas. of Guthrie. Remarks, native Oklahoman; always lived in Logan Co.; in 14th Field Artilery during W. War; mbr. Amer. Legion; mbr. Beta Theta Pi.


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BIERER, ANDREW GORDON CURTIN, JR. (above) Guthrie, Dem. Occ. lawyer,. B. Guthrie, Dec. 1, 1899. Edu., com. and h. schs., Guthrie, grad. 1917; Univ. of Oklahoma. A. B. 1921; Harvard, L.L. B. 1925, Wife, Vinita McDonald, El Reno, grad. Okla. Univ. 1925, at pres. Kappa Kappa Gamma. Bus Con. Bierer & Bierer, attorneys for First Natl Bk., Guthrie; Natl Loan Co.; mbr. Bd. of Examiners, Ark. Lumber Co.; Fullerton Stewart Lumber Co.; First Natl., Bk, Coyle; Guthrie Coca Cola Bottling Co; local Frisco Ky.; Chicago Rock Island; Okla. Rallway Co.; Guthrie Bldg. & Loan Assn. Bk. Con., First Natl. Assoc., Ned Holman, Raymond Fields, Guthrie; Alva McDonald, El Reno; Felix C. Duvall; Geo. W. Miller, Jr., Ponca City;J. F. Rollins, Tulsa; Owen Black, Lawton, Hutton Beliah, Altus; Frank P. Douglass, Geo. A. Davis, Okla. CIty. CHurch. Epis; pres. Bishops Com. CLubs & Lodges, Rotary; Guthrie Country Club; Univ Club; Harvard Club of Okla; Mason 32nd; Scottish Rite; India Shrine Imp Rel. A. G. C. Bierer (father), Guthrie. Pol. Act., dist. chamn. League of Young Dem.; pres. of Logan Co. Young Dems. Remarks. lived in Guthrie since birth; mbr. of Amer. and Co. Bar Assos.; city library bd; Kappa Sigma; Manseld Law CLub Harvard; Phi Alpha Tau; Chi Chi Chi; Qso Vadis; pres freshman law class, Univ. of Okla. 1922; pres. Ruff Nebs, Okla. Unive. 1921-22. In officers training camp at Camp Hancock, Ga., Central Machine Gun Corps; mbr. Amer. Legoin, past Commander LeBron Post No 58, Guthrie.

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BIERER, ANDREW GREGG CURTIN, Gutrhie. (above) Dem. Occ. lawyer, B. Union-town, Pa., Oct. 24, 1842. Edu. com and h. schs.; Georgetown Univ., M. A. 1886. Wife Nannie M. Stamper. Cdrn., 1 s. A. G. C. Jr., Guthrie; 1 d. Mrs. Louise Taylor, Ph. D. prof. in Columbia Univ., N. Y. Bus Con., dir. in Guthrie Bldg & Loan Assoc; dir in Guthrie Naatl Blk.; dir. in Williamson-Hatsell-Frazier Co., Bk. Con., First Natl., Assoc, Ned Holman, Guthrie; Lew Wentz, Ponca CIty; C. J. Wrightsman, Tulsa; Geo, G. Schlberg, Okla. City; Frank Derr, Guthrie; Judge Sam Hays, Okla. City; Edmond Frantz, Enid., Church, Epis. Clubs & Lodges Guthrie Country Club: Twin Lake Club: Okla. Club., Okla. City; 32nd degree Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie, India Temple Shrine, Okla. City. Offices, v-chmn good roads com.; City Atty., Guthrie, 1891-92; Associate Justice Supreme Ct. of Okla., 1894-98; City Atty, Garden City, Kan., 1889. Remarks, came to Okla. in run of 1889; located at Guhthrie; Came in same car with John H. Cotteral. now U. S. Circuit Judge. Was special highway dept. counsel in good roads injunction case involving three million dollars; was special Master in Chancery in case of U. S. v. Miller Bros., in U. S. Dist. Ct., 1896-07
BURCKETT, ROLL WALTER, Orlando, Rep. Occ. auto dealer. B. Logan Co., March 11, 1894, Edu., country sch. Wife, Carrie Marie Wyant, Orlando. Cdrn., 1 d. Bus Con., Birckette Garage since 1919; farming since boyhood, rural mail carrier 3 yrs. Bk. Con. Farmers St.; Okla. St, Mulhall. Assoc., P. H. Gilmore, Arch Richardson, Mulhall; W. W. Wagner, John Schaeffer, Dr. T. L. Sharp. E. J. Wyant, Orlando. Church. German Evangelical. Clubs & Lodges. Mason Blue Lodge. Imp Re. C. O. Birckett (cousin), Cordell; F. O. Birckett (bro.); Mrs. Fred Walker (sister). Orlando. Offices, pres. committeeman 1928-29; Mayor of Orlando 1926-27. Remarks, lived in Logan Co. all his life; father and mother made run in 1889 and located 4 miles from Orlando; still living on original homestead. Mbr. of Council of Defense, Orlando, during W. War; active in Red Cross and Liberty Loan drives; active in good roads development and highway park improvement.


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BLAKE, HARRY FORREST, Guthrie, Rep. (above) Occ., lawyer. B. Wellston, June 17, 1890. Edu., com., and h. schs, Guthrie, grad. 1918; Okla. Meth Univ., Guthrie, 1918-22 Okla. Univ. Wife, Margaret Emily Burnam. Glencoe. Bls Con., attorney, Logan Co.; practiced law 7 yrs. alone; 2 yrs with John Adams, Guthrie. Bk Con., First St., Assoc., John Adams, atty.; F. J. Fitzpatrick, atty.; Ned Holeman, Raymond Fields, Ed Robinson, CHas. C. Smith, Dist. Judge; Anthony Dean, Guthrie, Homer Roy Teal, Coyle. Church. Pres. Lodges, Mason Blue Lodge; I. O. O. F.; Woodmen, Yeomen , Guthrie. Imp. Rel. L. C. Blake, (father), Guthrie; Pete Ellison (bro.-in-law), asst. cashier First St. Bk., Guthrie; W. F. Blake (uncle), farmer, Offices. Asst. Co. Atty. 1923-24; Co. Atty, 1939-31. Party Honors., del to en and st. convs.; acted as chmn, of co. caucus several times. Remarks, native of Okla. ; entered officers training camp during W. War; mbr. Amer. Legion.
BOND, FRANK. Guthrie, Rep. Occ., accountant. B. Scott City, Kan., March 18, 1892. Edu., com. and h. schs. Gutrhie, grad. 1910. Unmarried. Bus. Con., accountant and salesman for Knauss Music Store, Guthrie. Bk. Con. First St. Assoc., L. M. Jelsema, abstractor; Glen Farquharson. Co. Assessor; A. A. Beyer, cashier, First St. Bk.,; D. A. Hunter, grocery; Nell Barde, contractor; Guthrie. Church. Pres. Clubs & Lodges., past v-pres. of Lions., 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie. Imp. Rel. E. E. Offen(bro.-in-law), claim agt., Santa Fe. Offices, Co. Treas. 1920-26; Co. Clk. 1926-29. Party Honors., del. to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. and located in Guthrie 1898. DUring W. War served 9 mos in Chief Ordance Dept. as accountant; mbr. of Amer. legion and Post Adjutant of LeBron Post No. 58, Guthrie. Hobby, hunting and fishing.
BROOKMAN, JOHN WALLACE, Coyle, Rep. Occ., Postmaster, Eagle Creek. B. Murphysboro, Ill, March 5, 1866, Edu. h. lived on frontier in Tex. and sch. were not accessible. Wife. Dora Joyner, d. of Mrs. Lucy Joyner, Coyle. Cdrn. 2 s., James Edwin, Wichita Falls, Tex.; telephone construction foreman for Shell Co.; William, Beggs, engineer for Consolidated Pipe Line Co. 6 d. Nova, wife of A. C. Nowlin, Beggs, Ruby, wife of R. A. Hill., merchant, Tyron, Ruth, wife of W. D. Meek, Shell Oil Co., Hominy; Alma, unmarried, C. & R. Chain Store, Tyron; Denziel at O. C. W. Chickasha; Johny at h. Bus Con., owner of telephone exchange, Coyle, 1918-27. Assoc. (pol.) Roy Teal, R. J. Gephart, J. A. PHillips, Coyle F. M. Deselms, Guthrie; W. D. Knight, Coyle; Sen W. B. Pine, Okmulgee; J. W. Kelley, Postmaster, Marshall, Bk. Con., First Natl; Cimarron Valley. Church, Meth.; S. S. Supt; bd stewards. Clubs & Lodges, Mason Blue Lodge, I. O.. O. F., Rebekaha, M. W. A., W. O. W., Elk, of M. W. A., chamn of civic movement for betterment of Coyle. Imp. Rel., Cornelius Brookman (bro.), farmer, Viason; Chas. E. Worthen, merchant, Mangumn, Isaac Worthen, Denver, Colo.; Allen Worthen Jayton, Tex.; Clarence Worthen, Jayton, Tex., (half bros.). Pol Act. active for 40 yrs in co.; works mostly through personal contacts. Party Honors, del. to co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1897; located at Vinson in Harmon Co., where he lived until 1918; Postmaster, Vison, 12 yrs; lived at Coyle since 1918.
BROWN, HARRY, Guthrie, Mbr. Administrative Com., Section 11, St. Bar.
BRUCE, GILES WILLIAM, Guthrie, Dem. Occ., office manager, B. Red Creek N. Y., May 1, 1867. Edu. co sch., Lina Co., Kan. Wife, Flora E. Corger, Cdrn., 2 s., Harry M. Night foreman for Franklin Co., Chicago; Leonard E. interior decorator., Paris, Fance; 1 d. Miss Esther Bruce, 4 yrs of music in N. Y. Bus Con. grand sec'y of Grand Lodge, I. O. O. F. of Okla.; public accountant. on auditing exclusively. Bk. Con. First Natl. Assoc. J. B. A. Robertson, M. E. Trapp, Okla. City; A. M. Leecraft, ex-st Treas. A. S. J. Shaw, Thomas Andres, Justice Supreme Ct; J. K. Wright, co atty. Okla. Co. Clubs & Lodges, I. O. O. F.; 32nd Mason, Consistory, India Temple, sec'y of Old Timers Scottish Rite. Pol. Act. chmn Dem Prct Com; mbr registration bd. 1917. Offices, mbr. bd of education 1903-04; pres. sch. bd. 1917-23; mbr police force, 1895-96; Deputy Co. Treas. 1897-1901; mbr. city council, Guthrie. Remarks, came to Okla. 1892; live in Pawhuska, a few mos, then move to Guthrie.
CAREY, PAUL M. Guthrie. Rep. Occ., cashier First Natl. B. Logan Co. Oct. 3, 1894. Edu., Guthrie h. sch. grad. 1913, Wife, Gladys A. Caldwell. Chrn, 2 s. Paul, Jr., John Dale. Bus Con. cashier First Natl Bk., Gutghrie; sec'y Natl Loan Co., Guthrie; Natl Bk of Commerce, St, Louis, Mo. employed by P. A. Norris, Ads. Assoc. Lloyd Lents, merchant; Hener Neizel, retail grocer; John R. Gotschell, C. J. Nelson, Frank White, Guthrie, Church, Chris. Clubs & Lodges, Guthrie Country club, sec'y; dir. C. of C.; dir Guthrie Retailers Assoc; I. O. O. F.; A. F. & A. M. 35; Conalstory No. 1. Imp. Rel. Joe Carey (bro.) Auto dealer, Guthrie. Party Honors, treas. Bd. of Edu. Remarks; during W. War was overseas 20 mos. doing elerical work in Gen Pershing's office under Fox Conner., chief of operations, mbr. Amer. Legion, finance officer of Guthrie Post.


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CARTER, ENOCH E., Coyle, Dem. (above) Occ., banker. b. Madison, Ind., June 21, 1872. Edu. Madison, Ind. 1884; Humboldt, Kan., 1886; Elk City, Kan., 1889. Wife, Hazel D. Harper, Mound Valley, Kan. Cdrn. 1 s., Neil M. N. Mex, Military Institute, Roswell, N. Mex; 1 d. (dec). Bus Con., pres. Cimarron Valley St. Bk; Security Natl. Bk., OKla. City; Fidelity Natl, Kansas City, Mo.; First St. Guthrie. Assoc. John Fry, cashier; R. S. Smith; C. I. Murphy; D. K. Barrett; C. H. Eckman; J. W. Brookman; R. J. Gephardt; (pol.) Nell Humphrey, Meridian, B. Bateman, W. M. Anderson, Guthrie; W. H. Matthews, banker, Mulhall; A. & J. Shaw, Okla. CIty, Margaret Gregory Lawton; L. K. Meek, Ponca City; Robt. L. Owen, Tulsa, CHurch. Meth. Clubs & Lodges. Coyle Gold Club; pres. C. of C. past 5 yrs; I. O. O. F.; Modern Woodmen. Pol. Act. locally is independent; nationally partisan; active fo 30 yrs; makes some speeches, work through com. and personal contacts. Offices.: Co. Assessor, 1914-20; Deputy Sheriff, 1924-28. Party Honors. prct commiteeman; del. to co and st. convs. 3 times. Remakrs, came to Okla. in 1889 located to Logan Co; leader in his section; mbr. of Logan Co Vigliantes, crack shot. During W. War was mbr. Council of Defense, co. chmn of Red Cross, and mbr. of bd. of legal advisors. Still owns his old homestead.
CARTER, MRS. N. M., Gurthrie. Rep. Occ. homemaker. B. Sturgis, Mich., Jan. 22, 1859. Edu. com. sch. Mich.; Mich. St. Normanl, 1968; Emporia Normal, 169, Hus., N. M. Carter, Cdrn. 2 s. 4 d. Bk Con. First Natl. Assoc. (pol.) Dr. E. G. SHarp. John Adams, Fred Weimer, Mrs. Lola C. Pearson, F. M. Deselms, Logan Co.,; Sen. Harreld, Sen. Pine, A. O. Farquharson, Mrs. R. D. Reed, Mrs. T. B. Ferguson, Judge Cullison. CHuch. Pres. Clubs.,; Pioneer Womans Club; Ladies Circle; D. A. R.; W. C. T. U. Imp. Rel., Irving Bruce Mesville (bro.)< Denver, Pol Act. partisan; active in Okla. since 1903; works through con., 1928-32; dist. chmn, anti-Walton Lealine. Remarks. came to Okla. 1889; lived since in Guthrie. Eldest bro. was in battle of Gettysburg on Union side. Chmn. Legslative com. of St. W. C. T. U. 1907. Fris to agitate for library at Guthrie; one of her clubs presented her portrait to library; it is hung in club room. Second v-pres St. Suffragist Assn., 1907-08. Life sketch written by Mrs. Jennie Harris Oliver. Hobby, preservation of wild life.


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CRAVEN, JULIAN HOMER., Guthrie. (above) Occ., dealer in sch. and office supplies.B. Palmer, Neb., Feb. 29, 1885. Edu., con sch. Blaine Co., Whife, Daisy Maud Pratt, Delaware, Ind., Cdrn. 2 s. Russell Dean, Julian Homer Jr; 1 d. Daisy Mauring, sec'y-treas. Moro Valley Oil Co., operating in Texas. Bus. Con. Craven Office Supply Co., Guthrie; v-pre. Cooperative Pub. Co., Inc., Guthrie; salesman and credit manager for Cooperative Publishing Co. 12 yrs; credit mgr., West Bk, Supply Company, 1919-20; taught, Blaine Co., 1904-06; 1929 Logan Co. Highway Representative and Auto Tax Collector. Bk. Con. Farmers & Merchants; First Natl; First St. Assoc. Fred W. Lintz, merchant; Mark Rouch, cashier First St. Bk.; W. F. Powers, road machinery; Marley F. Smith, clearners; Loren Hutchins, Guthrie, Church. Meth; chmn bd. of stewards; pres. bd of trustees; supt. S. S. 1923-24; treas. of church, 1916-17; pes. Logan Co. S. S. Assn; v-pres St. S. S. Assn. CLubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason; Schottish Rite; Guthrie Consistory; Okla. City Shrine; past Patron Eastern Star; past Master Albert Pike Lodge No. 162; A. O. U. W.; M. W. A.; I. O. O. F., past Noble Grand. Imp. Rel., Geo. E. Craven (bro.), Norman, Pol. Act. ex-office mbr. exemption draft bd. during W. War. Offices, elk, Blaine Co. 1912-13; Co. Registrar 1915-18, also 1925 and continuting at present; auto tax collector. Party Honors: sec'y Dem Cen. Com. Logan Co., 1922 co convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1892; lived on farm 10 miles s of Watonga 1892-1904; Blaine Co. 1903-05; was in lumber bus in Watonga, 1905; relief man, Geary, Hydro, Okla. City; Chickasha, Tuttle, Darrow, 1907-1910; Watonga Co. Clk, 1910-1913; Guthrie 1913 and since except 1919-20 when credit manager for Western Bk, Supply, Okla. City.
COTTERAL, JOHN H., Guthrie, Rep. Occ. U. S. Circuit Judge, eighth circuit. B. Middletown, Ind. Sept. 26, 1864. Edu. public sch. Middletown and New Castle, Ind; Univ. of Mich, Ann Arbor. Wife, Ruth Pearl d. of Watson Sherriff, Guthrie. Assoc. A. G. C. Bierer, in law firm of Bierer & Cotteral, Guthrie, 1889-94; J. R. Keaton in firm of Keaton & Cotteral, Guthrie; C. G. Horner, in firm of Cotteral & Horner, Guthrie. Church, Chris. Clubs & Lodges, Guthrie Country Club; A. O. U. W.; K of F. Guthrie. Offices, U. S. Dist Judge, Western Dist, of Okla, 1907-28; now U. S. Circuit Judge, 10th Circuit. Party Honors, nominated for St. Supreme Ct., first election in st.; del. to natl. Rep. conv. 1904. Remarks, came to Okla. in Apr 22, 1889; located at Guthrie; was admitted to bar in Kansas in 1885; honorary degree of L.L. D. conferred by Okla. City Univ., 1925. Hobby, farmimg and fruit growing on a small scale.


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DALE, FRANK, Guthrie. (above) Dem. Occ. lawyer. B. Dekalb, Ill., Nov 26, 1849. Edu. con. sch. Wife., Martha I. Wood, Herkimer, N. Y. Bus. Con., pres. Farms & Merchants Bk, Guthrie; Dale, Brown & Hoyland law firm. Bk. Con. Farmers & Merchants. Church, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, County Club; Okla. Club, Okla. City. Pol Act. active in st; attorney for M. E. Trapp in attempts made to disqualify Trapp from succeeding himself in Governor's chair. Offices. Prosecuting Atty, Wichita, Kan. 4 yrs; Registrar U. S. Land Office, Wichita, Kan., 1885-89; Assoc., Justice Supreme Ct., in Okla. 1893; Chief Justice, 1892-93. Remarks, came to Okla 1889; was mbr. of Council of Defense, 1917-18; active in practive of law since 1875.
DAVIS, RALPH MONROE, Guthrie. Dem. Occ. Mayor. B. Moulton, IA., Apr. 23, 1874. Edu. h. sch. Moulton, Ia., grad 1893. Wife. Ella Marie Clinkinbeard. Moulton, Ia., Cdrn 1 s. John Dudley; 5 d. Mrs. Dorothy Nance, Guthrie; Mrs. Lola Buckminster, Chicago, Ill; Mary Mae Hang, Tulsa; Jenevieve Davis, in Tag Collector's office., Guthrie; Nancy Jane Rabeila. Bus Con. Mayor of Guthrie since 1923; cigar manufacturer in Crescent, Guthrie, for 18 yrs. Bk. Con., First St. Assoc., W. H. Bossen, Guthrie manager of O. G. & E. Co.; W. J. Reghal, paint and wallpaper dealer; G. W. Bruce, grand sec'y of Odd Fellows; J. M. Dolph, newspaper man; A. E. Boyer, banker, Guthrie. Church, Chris.; past deacon. Clubs & Lodges, Mason; Guthrie Consistory; Eastern Star, past Patron: U. C. T., present Grand Conductor, local pres. 6 yrs, 1920-26 Southern Travelers, Dallas; I. O. O. F.; M. W. A. Venerade Council; Yeoman Homesteaders; St. Traveling Men's Assn.; C. of C. Imp Rel. W. W. Davis, lawyer, Tonkawa; Dr. F. C. Davis, Tonkawa; Dr. R. I. Davis, Guthrie. Pol. Act. active in caucus and various coms. Offices, Justice of Peace, Crescent, 1910; Mayor, Guthrie, since 1923; Mayor Moulton Is. 1902-08. Remarks, city and co chmn. of Okla. Public Health Assn. since 1923. Came to Okla. 1908; located at Crescent. Pres. of Okla. Municipal League 1929. In Chautauqua work 3 yrs prior to coming to Okla. Father was mayor of Moulton, Is for 16 yrs prior to his own mayorship.
DERR, FRANK ALVIN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ. secetary of Scottish Rite Bodies. B. Kansas City, Kan. Jan 28, 1874. Edu. h. sch, Ft. Scott, Kan., grad, 1887; bus. col. Winfield, Kan., grad 1889. Wife, d. of Christian Madsen, Guthrie. Bus Con., chmn. bd of control of Masonic Home ofr Children, also Home for Aged; sec'y Scottish Rite Bodies. Bk. Con., First Natl. Assoc. Frank H. McGuire, Guthrie; Elra C. Barrows, Tulsa; John R. Abernathy, Chickasa. CHurch, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C., dir. 1925-27; 33rd Mason; K. C. C. H.; India Temple Shrine, Okla. City, past Grand Master of st. Imp. Rel. John A. Derr (father), Guthrie; Chas. T. Derr, Herbert D. Derr (bros.), constractors, Okla. City. Remarks, came to Okla. 1890; located at Guthrie; lived at Okla. City 1906-07; all the rest of the time at Guthrie. Chief interest is Masonry.
DESELMS, FREDERICK MYRON, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., Postmaster. B. Bentenaport, Ia., May 17, 1871. Edu. com. sch., Oneida, Ill, and Mound City, Kan., finished 8th grade 1888. Wife, Nellie Mae Hillard, Mound City, Kan., Cdrn., 1 s. Byron H,., attorney and adjuster Travelers Insurance, Okla. City. Bk. Con., First Natl. Assoc., E. I. Hirschl, W. L. Welch, A. T. Bunting, sec'y Cotton Oil Co.; C. C. Ford, retired; Ed R. Richard, Ill, Oil CO.; G. W. Bruce, sec'y I. O. O. F.; W. M. Anderson, Guthrie. Church. Meth; bd. of trustees. Clubs & Lodges. Lions, past pres; Mason; Guthrie Consistory, past Master Consistory 31 and 32nd, 1928; K. C. C. K.; Eastern Star, past Patron 1928; C. of C. past pres. and dire. 1928; Imp. Rel. A. B. Deselms (bro.), oil leases, Edmond; W. H. Desealms, cement dealer, Stroud. Pol. Act., acting chmn. Rep. Com. 1924. Offices, Postmaster since 1924; mbr. advisory bd. construction of h. sch. 1924. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. cons. Remarks, moved from Mound City, Kan., to Logan Co. 1893; lived at Orlando and Marshall; was chmn, in Skelton Twp., Council of Defense, during W. War; chmn, food regulations.
DIEHL, JACOB SMITH, Mulhall, Dem., Occ., merchant. B. Chambersburgh, Pa., Sept. 16, 1863. Edu. Com. Sch.; tchrs cot. St. Thomas, Pa., 1881-82. Married. Cdrs., 2 s C. J.; Oak Park, Ill; E. W., in bk at Mulhall; 2 d., Mabel, wife of W. R. Kincaide, gas and oil station at Mulhall; Mrs. Stella R. Craven. Bus. Con., Beaver Valley Hardware & Implement Co., dealers in hardware, implements, furniture and undertaking., Mulhall. Assoc., F. T. Johnson, merchant; W. H. Matthews; W. R. Kincaide, O. M. Spickelmier, E. E. Richardson, Mulhall; (pol.) Jennie Rawlings J. F. Rawlings, Nora Stansbury, Mulhall. Bk. Con., Okla. St. Church, Meth. Clubs &.; Lodges. I. O. O. F., for 25 yrs; sec'y of Mulhall Free Fair Assn. 4 yrs; mbr. and dir. Commercial CLub of Mulhall. Pol. Act., partisan in Ntl. affairs; independent in local affairs. OIffices, trustee Orlando Twp. 4 yrs., 1896-1900; mbr. Sch. Bd. Orlando, 9 yrs, Mulhall, 8 yrs; clk Twp. Bd. 6 yrs. Party Honors. del to st. and co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1892 from Kan. Had been teaching since 1881. Homesteaded near Orlando and has lived at Orlando and Mulhall ever since.
DINWIDDIE, ALBERT V., Guthrie. Rep. Occ., lawyer. B. Palmyra, Mo., Aug. 27, 1888. Edu. com. sch. 1905; Okla. A. & M. 1907; HillsBus Col., Okla. City, 1908. Wife, Myrtle McNabb. Cdrn., 2 d. Bus Con., attorney for Bd. of Edu., Guthrie, 1 yr; City Atty, Coyle; Appeal Agt for government during 1917-18. Bk. Con., First Natl., Assoc Judge J. J. Hildreth; J. D. Vas Hoover; Ned Holman, pre. First Natl., Bk;/ Harry F. Blake, Co. Atty.; H. B. Adams, Romaine Blyer, Crescent, Church, Bap. Clubs & Lodges, Elk; Mason Blue Lodge, Guthrie; C. of C. Imp Rel. J. D. Dinwiddle (father), Stillwater. Pol. Act. del. to st. and co. convs. Offices, Co. Atty., 1919-22; Asst. Co. Atty., Payne Co. 1916-18; Ottawa Co., 6 mos. Remarks, came to Okla. 1904; located at Stillwater. Booster for good roads.
DOLPH, JOSIAH NORTON, Guthrie. Dem. Occ., publisher. B. Vinton, Ia., Jan 23, 1867. Married. Cdrn., 3 s. George I., Chickasha; Curtis M., and J. M., Guthrie; 1 d. deceased. Bus. COn., Okla Printing Co., Guthrie, publishers "Okla. St. Register"; commercial printing and office supplies. Bk. Con., First Natl., First St. Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., sons, Curtis M. and J. M., assocated in bus. Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Guthrie Consistory; I. O. O. F.; M. W. A.; C. of C. Pol. Act. active for 20 yrs, through personal contacts. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1898 and located at Guthrie.
DOUGLAS, JACOB EDWARDS, Guthrie. Dem. Occ., gas and oil jobber. B. Sevier Co., Tenn., Sept 3, 1866. Edu. com. sch., Sevier Co. Tenn., Wife. Rosa Chaney, Jefferson Co., Tenn., Cdrn. 2 s. Glen Newton, highway engineer, Okla. City; Lloyd Williams; 2 d. Ethel May, wife of John R. Nissley, aviation lieut. San Diego, Calif.; Mary Ellen, wife of Warren Van Hoozer, agent for Magnolia Oil Co., Guthrie. Bus. COn., oil and gass jobber to Logan Co. for Skelly Oil Co.; v-pres Houghton & Douglass Cotton Co. 1892-1917; pres. Pioneer Cotton Mills, Guthrie; 1906-22. Bk. Cos., First Natl. Guthrie; Farmers & Merchants, Tyron. Assoc, Ned Holman, pres. First Natl., Bk; Judge Dale, Dr. Ritzbaun, Fred Lintz, merchant; F. J. Flizpatrick, Guthrie. CHuch., Chris. trustee for yrs. Lodges, 33rd Mason, Schottish Rite, Consistory; K. C. C. H.; ex-pres. Guthrie C. of C.; mbr of cons for construction of city water works. Imp. Rel., T. E. Douglas, mgr. Co. Farm, Guthrie, (bro.) Offices, mbr. City Council 1894 and in 1898; Col. on staff of J. B. A. Robertson, while Gov. Party Honors, del to co and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1889, located at Guthrie; lived at Trinidad, Colo, 1888-89; Chmn. Finance Com. Masonic Bodies, Guthrie 13 yrs; del. to International Rotary Conv. Edinburgh; del. to World's Cotton Congress, Liverpool and Manchester. Interested in cotton mill bus., would like to see it developed in Okla.
ECKMAN, CHARLES, Coyle, Dem. Occ., real estate, loans and insurance. B. Carlton, Mo., March 14, 1882. Edu., h. sch., Mulhall, grad, 1904; Okla. A. & M. Col. 2 yrs Unmarried. Bus Con., Eckman Bros. Real Estate Loans & Insurance; all leases farming and stockraising. Bk. Con., Cimarron Valley, Coyle. Assoc. John W. Eckman, (bro.), Coyle; E. E. Carter, pres. Cimarron Valley Bk.; S. Goldsmith, dry goods; John Fry, R. J. Gephart, druggist; F. A. Stockton; (pel.) W. H. Mathews, Mulhall; Fred I. Wenner, Glenn Farquharson, Mose Anderson, Guthrie; F. B. Swank, M. E. Trapp, Okla. City; W. B. Pine, Okmulgee; Lew Wentz, Ponca City, E. R. Howard, Tulsa. Church. Chris. Clubs & Lodges, Commercial Club; A. F. & A. M., Coyle No. 184, Blue Lodge, past Master, 1914-16. Pol. Act. in local affairs is independent, in natl, is partisan; active for 20 yrs; makes speeches and works personally and through cons., Offices, Registrar N. Cimarron Twp. Logan Co., since 1922; Councilman. Party Honors, V-Chmn. Cen Com; del. to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1892; lived east of Mulhall until 1911; Peoples St. Bk, Coyle, 1911-14; and in present bus. since then. Taught 7 yrs in Payne Co.
ECKMAN, JOHN W., Coyle. Dem. Occ., real estate and insurance. B. Carlton, Mo., March 21, 1879. Edu., com. sch. Payne Co., Completed in 1899. Wife. Audrey Saling, Kan., (deceased). Cdrn. 1 d., Ethel Lillian. Bus Con. Eckman Bros., Real Estate Leases & Insurance; oil leases; farming and stockraising. Bk. Con. Cimarron Valley, Coyle. Assoc. Chas. Eckman, (bro.); Coyle; M. E. Fruist, David E. Baird, John T. Vaugh, E. E. Carter, Coyle B. Bateman, Guthrie; Joseph Bowin, retired farmer, Shattuck; (pol.) Harry blake, Judge Partridge, Judge Bierer, Judge Dale, John Adams, Guhthrie; Sen Corn, Lee Cruce, Judge Wilcox, Billie Chappell, Judge Crump. Church. Chris., treas. 1917-18. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge, past Master 1913-14, sec'y, 1917-22. Pol. Act. in local affairs is independent, in natl., partisan; acive for 20 yrs; works through coms. and personal contacts. Offices, City Clerk 1912-19; dir. Sch. Bd. 5 yrs; Councilman 4 yrs; Justice of Peace since 1922. Party Honors, v-chmn Cen. Com; del. to co. convs. Remarks: came to Okla. in 1892; lived east of Mulhall until 1911; People St. Blk, Coyle 1912-14 and then in present bus since. On advisory Bd., during W. War. Hobby, music; taught vocal and instructional music fo 30 yrs.
ESTUS, ROBERT AMBROSE, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., loans and investments. B. Arkansas City, Kan., June 19, 1881. Edu. com. sch., Mulhall, grad. 1885; Capital City Bus Col., Guhrie, grad. 1900. Wife, Daisy Myrtle Crow. Cdrn. 3 d. Bus Con. sec'y and treas. The Employees Building & Loan Assn, Guthrie, G. A. Hughes, pres.; C. B. Baker and F. I. Williams, v-pres.; John Adams, atty. Bk. Con. First Natl., Guthrie, Assoc., Ned Holman, Guthrie; Frank B. Burford, Okla. City; L. K. Meek, Ponca City; John B. Nichols, Chickasha; James Tait, Blackwell; Geo. B. McKinnis, Shawnee. Church. Pres. trustee last 10 yrs. Clubs & Lodges, Country Club, Guthrie; 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite; I. O. O. F.; mbr. C. of C. dir. and auditor. Imp. Rel., James J. Estus, "Tired Farmer.", Guthrie, (Father); James J. Estus, druggist, Mulhall, (bro.) Offices, Deputy Registrar of Deeds Logan Co., 1909-13; Clerk Supreme Court, 1913-14; Co. Clerk, 1916-21, elected three times without opposition. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs., never missed a co. conv., except in 1928; Prect. Committeeman 1922-28. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1889 and settled at Mulhall, still owns old homestead; mbr. of Draft Bd., during W. War. Interesed in good roads and park improvement.
EWING, AMOS A., Guthrie. Rep. Occ., Oil and gas leases. B. Homesville, Ohio, Feb. 7, 1862. Edu. com. sch. Ohio, Wife, mary E. Kelly, Cdrn., 1 s; 1 d., Bk. Con. First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc., (pol.) E. E. Tallman, Guthrie; W. A. Kelly, Marshall; Wm. Knight, COyle; Dr. E. G. Sharp, Guthrie; Fred Clark, Roy St., Lewis, Okla. City; Walter Ferguson, Tulsa., Church, First Chris., deacon. Clubs & Lodges, Co. of C.; Mason, Blue Lodge; I. O. O. F., Imp Rel., David F., Ewing, (deceased), a noted atty of Okla. Pol. Act. active since maturity. Offices, Deputy Sheriff, Edwards Co., Kan., 1886-87; mbr. Bd. of Regents, Okla. A. & M. Col., 1891-94; Probate Judge, Blaine Co., 1892; St. Repr. 5th, 6th and 7th Legis.; Special Agent Dept. of Justice 1921-23; Deputy U. S. Marshal 1925-28; St. Sen. 1923-33. Party Honors, First Chmn. Rep. Co. Cen Com., Kingfisher Co., Remarks, came to Okla. April 22, 1889; lived at Kingfisher 1889-1906; Guthrie since.
FARQUHARSON, GLEN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., County Assessor. B. Guthrie, Okla., Nov. 12, 1894. Edu., h. sch. and bus col., Guthrie. Unmarried. Bus Con. Farquharson-Wheeler Motor Co., Guthrie. (pol.) Frank Bead; Harry Blake, John Adams, Bert McKean, of Logan Co.; Frank Ritthaler, Perry; L. W. Wright, Stillwater. Church. Bap., Lodge, 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie Consistory. Pol. Act., partisan; active in co. since 1919. Offices, Co. Assessor 1927-31; Deputy Co. Treas. and Deputy Co. Assessor, formerly. Remarks, has lived all his life at Guthrie. During W. War served in Co. C. 357th Inf. 90th Div; mbr. Amer. Legion, LeBron Post, Guthrie. Hobby, athletics.
FARR, JOHN HENRY, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., farmer. B. Athens, Pa., May 18m, 1865. Edu., com. sch., Athens, Pa.; Eastern Iowa Norma, Columbus Junction, Ia. Wife, Maude Brophy. Cdrn., 1 s., George W.; 1 d., Nellie. Bk. Con. Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., (pol.) Fred Madden, Judge Dale, Judge Bierer, Fred Wegner, Logan Co.; Sen Offen, Geo. Hutchinson, Enid; J. D. Sales, Nowata., Lodge, M. W. A. Pol. Act., partisan; active since maturity; makes speeches; works through cons. Offices, St. Repr 1928-30; Twp. Clerk 1893, 1906-09. Party Honors., del. to st. and co. convs. many yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1889; lived since on homestead near Guthrie. Hobby, livestock.


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FIELDS, RAYMOND HAYWOOD, Guthrie. (above) Rep. Occ. editor, co-publisher, "The Guthrie Daily Leader." B. Center, Okla., July 5, 1897. Edu. com. and h. sch., Okemah, grad. 1916 from h. sch. Cedarvale, Kan. Wife. d. of Dr. (deceased) and Mrs. M. F. Ballard, Okla. City. Cdrn., 1 d. Patricia Ann. Bus. Con., pres. Leader Publishing Co., Guthrie; pres. Okemah Publishing Co.; v-pres. Suburban Publishing Co., Okla. City, Guthie Daily Leader, Okla. Weely, Okemah Daily Beacon, and weekly papers at Choctaw, Wheatland, Moore, Spencer, Britton, and "Weekly" of S. W. Okla. City. Bk. COn., First Natl, Guthrie; Citizens St., Okemah. Assoc. E. M. McIntyre, Guthrie; Glenn Strong, Okemah; E. E. Hadley, Okla. City; (pol.) Fred Madden, co. chmn.; Fred DeSelms, postmaster, Guthrie; Lew Wentz. Church. Bap., Okla. City. Clubs. Rotary, Guthrie; pres. GuthrieC. of C. Imp. Rel., Gus fields, city pol. writer, Tulsa Tribune; Alvin Fields, Okemah, auto bus; Sherman Fields, Okemah, grocery and market, Guthrie, (bros.) Pol Act., active since 1919 in both co. and st. affairs; is independent in editorial expressions; works personally, through coms and by making speeches. Party Honors, sec'y. Rep. St. Cen. Com; dir. of publicity for Okla in last campaign. Remarks, lived at Ada 1897-99; Wetumka, 1899-1902; Okemah 1902-10; Okla. City 1919-25; Guthrie since; active is community and civic enterprises in both Guthrie and Okla. City; during W. War served in 42nd Div., 117 Sanitary Train; mbr. Amer. Legion, LeBron Post no. 58, Guthrie; Commander Guthrie Post 1928; Chmn. St. Conv. Com., Guthrie 1927; Fifth Dist., Commander 1928; St. Membership Chmn. 1929; Natl., Execuive Committeeman 1929-31; charter mbr. Okla. City Post No. 35, also S. 40-S; del. to natl. convs; mbr. publications com. of "Okla. Legionaire." Hobby, Legion work and gold. Father came to Okla. before Okla. Ter. was opened, 1884. Active Rep. leader in early days. Marshal of Okemah 8 or 10 yrs., although town was Democratic Prominent Mason; organizer and Master of lodges.


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FRUIN, MALCOM E., Coyle. Dem. Occ., banker. B. Bellevue, Mich., April 17, 1881. Edu., h. sch. Bellevue Creek, Mich.; Mich. Bus. and Normal, Battle Creek, Mich. Wife, d. of Mrs. N. E. Paris, Chicago. Chrn., 2 d. Carlotta, cashier First Natl. Blk., Coyle; Geraldine attending Cottey Col., Nevada, Mo. Bus. Cos., pres. Houghton Dept. Store, Inc., Bk. Con., First Natl, Guthrie. Assoc., Mrs. Nona Paris Fruin (wife), gen. mgr. and sec'y-treas. Houghton's Dept. Store; Miss Carlotta Fruin (d.), cashier First Natl., Bk., Coyle; (pol.) Judge Bierer, Ned Holman, Frank Dale, Guthrie; Carl Rice, Tulsa. Church, Meth., Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Blue Lodge, Coyle; Guthrie Consistory. Pol. Act. active for 20 yrs in Logan Co., Remarks, came to Okla. in 1903 and located at Coyle; owns over 1,000 acres of fee and royalty, mostly in and around Tom Slick's well known Logan Co., block of leases. Interested in 21 royalties.
FRY, JOHN AUGUST, Coyle. Rep. Occ. banker. B. near Lovell, Okla. Aug. 16, 1880. Edu., com., sch.; Capital City Bus. Col., Guthrie; also studied law and took a course in certified accounting. Wife, d. of J. W. Hauer. Cdrn. 2 d., Dorothea-Ann , Donna Ruth. Bk. Con., cashiers, Cimarron Valley Bk., Coyle. Assoc., E. E. Carter, pres., bk; R. J. Gephardt, dir., Coyle; E. S. Smith, Guthrie; (pol.) F. W. Deselms, J. M. Jelsma, John Adams, E. A. Beyer, Guthrie; W. L. Thompson, O. B. Acton, Lovell; I. K. Meek, Ponca City; Roy Sanford, Enid; Wm. Mee, Amer.-First Natl. Blk, Okla. City. Church. Chris. Clubs & Lodges, Commerical Club; 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie Consistory; Senior Warden of local chapter of Masons; M. W. A.; I. O. O. F. Imp. Rel., Leonard R. Fry, Fred Fry, farmers, Lovell; Edgar Fry, with Travis-Taylor Co., Okla. City; Edward Fry, Uncas, (bros.); Mrs. F. L. Denny and Miss Lavina Fry, Lovell; Mrs. B. Porter, Edmond; Mrs. E. Elrod, Dover, (sisters). Pol Act. nationally partisan, locally independent; active for 20 yrs. working through personal contacts only. Party Honors, committeeman and v.-chmn. Remarks, always lived in Logan Co. Advocate of good roads; was mbr. of Council of Defense and chmn. of all coms., Lovell, during W. War. Hobby, gold.
GAFFNEY, GEORGE WESLEY, Guthrie. Re. Occ., oil and gas jobber; Studebaker agency. B. Hope, Kan., Jan 20, 1875. Edu. Com. sch. Chapman, Kan.; Dickinson Co., H. sch., grad. 1893. Wife, Mrs. Agnes Schenfele. Cdrn., 2 d. Doris, wife of John B. Gatchell, mgr. Gaffney Ind. Oil Co., Guthrie; and Eliza C., tchr in Guthrie h. sch. Bus. Con., Gaffney Independent Oil Co., Logan Co., and Hope, Kan., 15 oil and gas stations. Bk. Con., First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc. (pol.) Ned Holman, pres. First Natl. Bk., A. E. Baeyer; pres. First St. Sk.; Fred Lentz, merchant; Milo Bali, real estate, John Adams, atty., Guthrie; R. E. Romaine, cashier F. & M. Bk., Crescent; John Patterson, Orlando; Enoch Carter, Coyle. Church. Meth., Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Guthrie Consistory; dir. C. of C.; mbr. Merchants Retallers Assn. Imp. Rel., Robt. A. Faggney, real estate, Guthrie; John E. Gaffney, furniture dealer, Guthrie; Chas. E. Faggney, Cashier N. Y. Mutual Okla. City, (bros.); Mrs. Lida McCloud and Mrs. Agnes Woodworth, Guthrie, (sisters), Pol. Act. Independent; active in co for 25 yrs; works only through personal contacts. Party Honors., del. to co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1898; lived at Mulhall until 1900 then moved to Guthrie. Active in civic affairs.
GALLAHER, DR. HARRY H., Guthrie., Dem. Occ., Chiropractor. Church. Bap., Clubs & Lodges., Mason, Shrine, Okla. City. Party Honors, mbr. St. Bd. Chiroprectic Examiners. Remarks, Sec'y International Chiropractic Congress; St. Bd. of Chiropracic Examiners; St. Chiropractic Assn.
GATHERS, JOHN M., Meridian., Rep. Occ., farmer. B. Clarion, Pa., Feb. 19, 1871. Edu., Com. sch. Topeka, Kan.; Topeka Bus. Col. Wife. Kenora Walker. Cdrn. 2 s., John William, Geo. Walker, Meridian. Bus Con., Gathers Grocery., Meridian; farmer. Bk. Con., First Natl., Guthrie; Farmers & Merchant, Guthrie; Meridian St., Assoc., (pol.) Geo. Kendall, Geo. Gates, Harry Beam, Art. Bridle, Ches. Smith Logan Co.; Ralph Cleveland, Anadarka; Otho Cole, Luther; John Adams, Albert Kespert, Guthrie; Jim McDaniel, Meridian, Lodges, W. O. W.; I. O. O. F. Imp. Rel., G. B. Gathers, Lookeba; R. C. Gathers, Lookeba; L. R. Gathers, Anadarko (bros.); Mrs. W. C. Rodgers, (sis.) Pol. Act., partisan; active for 25 yrs; works through personal contacts, coms or by making speechers. Offices, Co. Commer., July 1, 1929; Chmn Sch. Bd., 1917-26; Chmn. Twp Bd. 1911-29. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1891; lived at Anadarko until 1905; at Meridian since. Was sec'y-treas. Rural telephone Co. 1 1/2 yrs. and pres 7 yrs. On Draft Bd during W. War and active in all Red Cross Drives.
GEDDES, EARL J., Guthrie. Rep. Occ., City Clerk; Police Judge. B. Logan Co., Aug. 8, 1902. Edu., h. sch., Guthrie, 1920; bus. col., Guthrie 1921. Wife. Ruby., d. of W. A. Berg, Navina. Bk. Con. Farmers & Merchants; First St. Assoc. (pol.) John Adams, Raymond Fields, L. M. Jelsma, Frank Bond, Fred Werner, Amos Winn, V. G. Houston, Claude Smith. Church, Meth. Clubs & Lodges, Isaak Walton League; Mason Blue Lodge; M. W. A.; I. O. O. F. Pol. Act., partisan; active in Logan Co. since 1923; personal contact worker. Offices, Deputy Co. Treas., 1925-28; City Clk, 1929-31. Remarks, native of Okla.; live all his life in Logan Co. Hobby, outdoor sports.
GRAFF, Charles. Crescent. Re. Occ., hardware and implement dealer. B. Seward, Logan Co., Nov 31, 1889. Edu. com. sch., finished 1907; commercial course at Okla. A. & M. Col. 1908. Wife, Nora, d. of James M. Hudson, Mangum. Bus. Con., Graff Hardware Co. Crescent; Rita Theaten, Crescent, Crescent Milling Co., Bk., Con., Bk., of Crescent. Assoc., Geo. Walter, Earl Frank Graff (bros.), Crescent; R. M. Armstrong, cashier Bk. of Crescent; H. A. Adams, pres. Farmers & Merchants Bk.,; Homer Adams, hardware; O. E. Brewster; Wm. Brown, general merchandise, Crescent; (pol.) John Adams, attorney; Judge Frank Dale, Amos Ewing, Guthrie; Arthur Davis, Okla. City; Judge Cullison, Enid; J. W. Harreld, Okla. City. Clubs & Lodges, I. O. O. F., past Grand and all other chairs. Pol. Act., partisan in natl. affairs; active fo 10 yrs through personal contacts. Offices, elk, Sch. Bd., 1920-28. Party Honors. mbr. of Cuncil since 1921. Remarks, native Oklahoman; always lived in Logan Co., first at Seward then Crescent since 1995; chmn. of com., for paved raods through Crescent; active in all civic affairs; advocate of city manager form of government; served 9 mos. in Co. R. 35th Infantry, 99th Division, during W. War; mbr. of Amer. Legion, Dural Ray Post. No. 200.


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GREEN, FREDERICK WEBB. Guthrie, Rep. Occ. Lawyer. B. Manhattan, Kan., July 24, 1881. Edu. com. sch., Manhattan, Kan.; h. sch, Guthrie, grad. 1900; Univ. of Okla., 1901-02; Univ of Kan., 1902-04. Wife. Narissa Partridge, Marysville, Mo, 1913. Cdrn. 1 d., Yancy Jane. Bus Con., local attorney for Santa Fe; Amer. Surety Co; U. S. F. & G. Co.; Otis & Co., Toledo, Ohio. Bk. Con., First Natl. Assoc., Geo. M. Green (bro.) solicitor for Santa Fe; Miss Helen Green (sister)., "Terrace Food Shop"; J. S. Buchanan, prof. of history; Davis R. Boyd; Ned Holman, Guthrie; M. E. Trapp, Judge S. W. Hayes., Frank R. Burford, Okla. City. Church. Meth; mbr. bd. since 1905; del. to general conference 1912; mbr. bd. of trustees. Meth. hospital. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C. past pres.; while pres. appointed Ned Holman chmn. good roads com; Lions, first pres. of Guthrie club and started movement, for Ed Vaught for international pres. of Lions; Rancho Beach & Country Club, Okla. City, on Bd. of governors Country Club, Guthrie; Mason 32nd, Scottish Rite, Guthrie; Beta Theta Pi. Offices., Co. Atty., 1906; City Atty., Guthrie, 1907-11 and 1923-29; U. S. Commr 1922-32. Remarks, came to Okla. 1896; located at Guthrie as pres. of C. of C.; Instrumental in securing an experimental statue in farm terracing and soil erosion from U. S. Dept. of Agriculture; owns "Green Acres," 80-acre farm; favors park beautifying of highways; mbr. Amer. Bar. Assn.; mbr. general council of St. Bar Assn., pres. of Guthrie Bar Assn. During W. War was sec'y and legal advisor to Advisory Bd. of Council of Defense; chmn. service Red Cross., chmn. Food Administration, Logan Co.; mbr. Salvation Army Bd. 1917-18; minute man in liberty Loan drives.
GREEN, WILLIAM DANIEL, Lovell. Dem. Occ., real estate loans and insurance. B. Jackson, Miss. Sept. 27, 1863. Edu. com. sch., Jackson, Miss. Wife, d. of Mr. (dec.) and Mrs. J. H. Minchure, Britton. Cdrn., 4 s-. William Daniel, Jr., Colorado Springs; Otho D., Borger, Tex.; John, Colorado Springs; Jewell, Kansas City; 5 d., Ida., wife of S. L. Kenatmen, Minco; Avry, wife of M. L. Benders, Colorado Springs; Miss Annabell Greene., Colorado Springs; Bossie, wife of T. A. Carson, Phoenix, Ariz; Irene, wife of G. H. Good, Crescent. Bus. Con., real estate, loans and insurance; also farming. Bk. Con., First St.; Farmers & Merchants, Crescent. Assoc., (pol.) Dick Smith, Scott Smith, Claude Meyers, Guthrie; Frank Denay, Q. B. Action, Lovell; C. F. Good, Crescent; C. M. Emerson, Britton; C. H. Carly, Hitchcock; E. C. Tucker, Afton; Luke Lovel, Enid. Clubs & Lodges. C. of C. active in all civic activities; I. O. O. F., Lovell. Pol. Act. Independent; active in co. for 30 yrs; works through personal contacts through com. and speech making. Offices, Police Judge and Justice of Peace since 1927. Party Honors., del. to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1906; Navina 1905-19; Lovell 1919; Hitchcock 1920-22; Afton 1922-24; Edmond 1924-25; returned to Lovell, 1926.
HARVEY, T. H., Guthrie. Mbr. Bd. Regents; Agriculture and Normal Univ., Langston.
HEARN, HENRY DAVID, Marshall, Dem Occ. banker. B. Casey, Ill., Jan. 3, 1870. Edu. com. sch., Casey, Ill., completed 1889; Central Normal Col., Danville, Ill., 1890. Wife, Elsie Barbee Hearn., Casey, Ill. Cdrn., 1 s., E. W., assistant cashier Farms St. Bk., Marshall; 4 d., Mrs. V. F. Hammer, Billings; Rachel Hearn, teaching at Tulsa; Leota Hearn, teaching at Bartlesviile; Clara Hearn, Phillips Univ., Enid. Bus. Con. First Natl., Guthrie; First Natl., Enid; Fidelity Natl., Okla. City; Okla. St., Enid; Exchange Natl., Tulsa; cashier of Farmers St., Marshall. Assoc. G. F. Engle, J. C. Pearson, W. A. Kelley, E. J. Clark, Lester C. Beeby, Marshall; (pol.) Ned Holman, Guthrie; Enoch Carter, Coyle. Church, Chris. CLubs & Lodges. 32nd Mason, Blue Lodge, Guthrie Consistory; dir. in C. of C. and mbr. standing com. good roads. Imp. Rel., I. W. Hearn, age 92, St. John Kansas (father); J. I. Hearn, pres. Farmers St. Bk., Marshall; E. I. Hearn, Master Farmer. 1927, Marshall, (bros.) Pol. Act. independent in local affairs; partisan in natlk.; active fo 30 yrs in co.; works through personal contacts only. Offices, mbr. Sch. Bd. or more than 20 yrs. Party Honors, del. to st. conv. nominating Woodrow Wilson. Remarks, came to Okla. 1901; located at Marshall which has since been his home. His son , E. W. during W. War, was a radio operator for Aerial Sch. Penn Field, Austia. Mbr. Amer. Legion Post Commander oellner Post No. 167, Marshall.
HEATH, JOHN MARION, Meridian, Rep. Occ., banker. B. McCordeville, Ind., March 12, 1868. Edu., com. sch. Collins, In.; completed 1886. Wife. Margaret Buffington, Mo., Cdrn. 2 s., John Marion, Jr.; Sylvester Benton. Bk. Con., St. Bk. of Meridian; First St. Assoc. H. F. McCrosky, cash. Bk., Meridian; A. E. Beyer, First St., Guthrie; Neal Humphrey, A. H. Rickstrew, John F. Allen, Fred Randall, Meridian; John Adams, Guthrie. Church, attends Meth., Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason; Scottish Rite; Guthrie, mbr. good roads standing com. Pol. Act., partiasn in natl affairs; independent in loca; active for 22 yrs, through personal contacts only. Offices, past chmn. Twp. Bd., 1918-28; clk. of Sch Bd. Party Honors. del to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1903; lived on farm near Edmond until 1906; lived in Meridian since. During W. War was mbr. of Council of Defense at Meridian; active in good roads work. Hobby, raising Buff Rock chickens.
HIRSCHI, EMIL LOGAN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., insurance and real estate dealer. B., Medicine Co., Ill., Apr. 22, 1867. Edu., sch., Medicine Co., Ill. Wife. Mary E. Kittenbacher, Medicine Co., Ill. Cdrn., 3 s. Otto R., asst. cashier Arcadia, Calif; William T. Hirschi, lawyer, Guthrie Chester Arthur (dec.), Corporal in 90th Division, 357th Inf., Co., I, killed in Meuse-Argonne Oct. 23, 1918; 1 d. Miss Mae E. tchr. in Guthrie schs. Bus. Con. Emil L. Hirschi, ins, and real estate. Bk. Cons., First Natl. Assoc., Ned Holman, pres. First Natl; A. E. Beyer, pres. First St.; Fred Deselms, Postmaster; F. J. Fitzpatrick, merchant; R. B. Welgarnut, druggist, Guthrie. Chruch, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C.; I. O. O. F.; 32nd Mason; K. C. C. H.; Knight Templar; Shriner. was v.-chmn of advirsory com. for construction of Scottish Rite Temple, Guthrie. Imp. Rel. R. O. Hirschi (bro.), dentist, Guthrie. Pol. Act., mbr. advisory bd. for construction of city reservoir, 1919; mbr. zoning bd., resurfacing and paving bd. Offices, Guthrie City Council 1900-04; Co. Commr. 1916-19. Party Honors, pres. committeeman, ward 1, prct1; del. to st. and co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1889; located at Guthrie.
HOLMAN, FRED AUSTIN, Guthrie. Dem., Occ., asst. cashier First Natl., Blk., B. Comanche Co., Tex., Aug. 16, 1903. Edu. Guthrie h. sch., grad; Okla. Univ., Norman, grad. 1924. Unmarried. Bus. Con., asst. cashier, First Natl. Blk., Guthrie; treas, Natl., Loan Co., Guthrie. Assoc., Leo Cade, Shawnee; A. G. C. Bierer, Jr., Dr. Robert Allen, Lloyd Lentz, F. I. Scrutchfield, Guthrie. Church. Epis. Clubs & Lodges, Okla. Country Club, Okla. City; S. E. A. Fraternity.
HOLMAN, NED, Guthrie. Dem. Occ., banker. B. La. Grange, Tex., Edu., grade sch. Comanche, Tex. Wife, deceased. Cdrn., 3 s., Fred A., asst. cashier First Natl Bl.; Edward Paine, Victor E.; 1 d., Lillian Dorothy Ritzhaupt. Bus. Con., pres. First Natl.; v-pres. First Natl., Ada; dir. Okla. City Federal Reserve Bk. of Kansas City; pres. Guthrie Bldg. & Loan Assn.; pres. Natl. Loan Ch.; chmn. of bd., Bd. of Commerce, McAlester, Assoc., P. A. Norris, M. E. Trapp, Judge A. G. C. Bierer, Roy Johnson, Ardmore; Cy Avery, Tulsa. Church. Epis. Clubs & Lodges. Guthrie Country Club; C. of C.; Okla. Club, Okla. City; 32nd Mason; Scottish Rite, chmn. of advisory committee for construction of Scottish Rite Temple; mbr. India Temple Shrine, Okla. City. Offices, sec'y of Co. Election Bd. during Gov. Williams administration. Remarks, chmn. of Red Cross chapter for 10 yrs; chmn, Co. Council of Defense; mbr. St. Connell of Defense; mbr. Legislative Com. of Okla. Bankers Assn.; chmn. of C. of C. Good Roads Com.
HOPKINS, MISS ETHEL, Guthrie. Mbr. Okla. St. Bd. for Examination and Registration of Nurses.
HOUSTON, VICTOR G., Guthrie. Rep. Occ., Insurance and real estate dealer. B., Garnett, Kan., Apr. 9, 1866. Edu. com., and h. schs., Kan.; Univ. of Okla. 1885,. Wife. Lula C. Cartin. Bus. Con., representative of S. fire and surety com. Bk. Con. First Natl. Assoc., (pol.) John Adams J. J. Hildreth, Ed Robertson. Fred Madden, John Mahoney, Logan Co.; Lew Wentz, M. C. Garber, A. C. Alexander, Fred Bearly, Chas. Terwilliger, H. H. Rogers. Church. Pres. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C. dir., past v-pres., Chmn com., on parks, public improvement and civic relations; Lions Club; Guthrie Country Club; 32nd Mason; Scottish Rite; Guthrie Consistory. Imp. Rel. T. W. Houston (bro.), Pres. minister, Sulphur Springs, Colo. Pol. Act., partisan; active since maturity; makes speeches; works through com. Offices, City Alderman 1901-02; St. Representative, 1928-30; mbr. Edu. and Approprations Com. Party Honors, Mbr. prct. and on com; del. to st. and co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1898; lived since at Guthrie. During W. War mbr. Council of Defense and 4-minute speaker. Interested in civic affairs. Hobby, golf.
INGLE, GORDON FOSTER, Marshall. Dem. Occ., dealer in hardware general merchandise and dry goods. B. Des Moines, Ia., Dec. 21, 1877. Edu. B. sch., Caldwell, Kan., grad, 1897; Cong. Col. Wife, Cora B. Rutledge, 1902. Cdrn. 3 s., Geo. F., Okla. Univ., leader of Sooner Serenaders; Wm. Paul. A. & M.; Harold; 4 d., Helen, wife of I. E. Ezell, Ardmore; Evelyn, Ione, Virginia. Bus. Con., Watts & Ingle Dept. Store, Marshall. B. F. Watts, partner; v.-pres. and dir., Farmers St. Bk., Marshall; J. I. Mears, pres. Bk. Con. Farmers St. Assoc. B. F. Watts, J. L. Hearn, Bert Williams, Ford agency; John O'Neill, farmer; W. H. Grassman, Chevrolet dealer, Marshall; (pol.) Judge Bierer; Judge Dale; John O'Neill; M. E. Trapp; J. B. A. Robertson; Judge Bob Williams, Muskogee. Church, attends Pres.; Chris. Scientist. Clubs & Lodges, Mason; Scottish Rite; K. C. C. H.; C. of C. Imp. Rel., M. B. Ingle, Okla. City, attorney (bro.). Pol. Act. Independent in local affairs, but partisan in natl; active for 20 yrs; makes speeches; works through com. and personally. Offices, Mayor of Marshall, 1921-29. Party Honors., del. to co. conv.; prct. committeeman; chmn twp. cen com. Remarks, came to Okla. 1889; located at Hennessey; came to Marshall 1902; lived there since. During W. War was mbr. of Council of Defense and Chmn, of almost all com. of Red Cross and Salvation Army. Interested in beautification of his home.
JENKINS, TOM., Guthrie. Dem. Occ., clothing. B. Scranton, Pa., Dec. 8, 1865 (?). Edu. com. sch. grad. 1884; Kan. St. Norman, grad, 1886. Wife. Harriett Roberts. Cdrn., 2 d. Bus Con., Tom Jenkins, clothing for men and boys, Guthrie; telegraph agent for Santa Fe 12 yrs. Cottonwood Falls. Bk. Con., First Natl. Assoc., Ned Holman, Judge Bierer, Ed Cotteral, farm dealer; Walter Wolgamst, druggist; Dr. Allen, Dr. Petty, Guthrie. Church, Pres. Clubs & Lodges. Country Club; Lions; Elks; past Exalter Ruler Elks, 1922; dir. in Country Club; dir. in C. of C.; past pres. Retailers Assn., 1921; former mbr. good roads com; I. O. O. F.; A. G. U. W.; 32nd Mason; Scottish Rite; Shrine, Okla. City. Offices, Bd. of Regents Langston Univ. 1929; City Treas., 1918-24. Remarks. came to Guthrie, from Newton, Kan., 1902. Park improvement on highway approved.
JOHNSON, FRANKLIN TAYLOR, Mulhall, Rep. Occ. merchant. B. Jonesville, Va., Apr. 13, 1880. Edu. com. sch., grad. 1898; Jonesville Junior Col. grad, 1906. Wife, (first) d. of J. W. Hassel, Guthrie; (second) d. of G. H. Oliver, Eureka, Springs, Ark., Cdrn., 1 s. (first wife) Wallace Reginald. Bus. COn., F. T. Johnson, general merchandise; Home Town Grocery, Mulhall, Bk. Con., Okla. st. Assoc., C. E. Hudspeth, F. E. Walte, F. A. Hartman, W. R. Kincaise, J. S. Diehl, F. E. Andrews, W. R, Hoopes; (pol.) F. M. Deselms, Amos Ewing, Guthrie; W. A. Kelly, Mrs. J. C. Pearson, Marshall; O. R. Acton, Lovell; Sen. Pine, Muskogee; A. C. Alexander, H. B. Gilstrip, ex. sen. - - - Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason; York and Scottish Rites, Knight Templar, Guthrie; pastor Master Mason; past Patron Eastern Star; I. O. O. F., past Grand, Rebehaha. Imp. Rel., Mrs. M. E. Trent (cousin), Chandler; Mrs. W. W. Perry (cousin), Paden; Ray Oliver, Meeker; H. L. Gilliam, Shamrock; Horace Cook (Bro-in-law), Okla. City; Grover Cherry (bro.-in-law), Merchant, Warwick. Pol. Act. partisan in natl affairs; independent in local; active for 30 yrs. through personal contacts and speech making; local chmn for Sen Harrold campaign and also for Congressman Stone's. Party Honors, prct. committeeman; del to co. and st. convs. for past 20 yrs.; elected to Town Council 1929. Remarks, came to Okla. 1906; lived at Meeker 1906-12; Mulhall 1912-15; Wellston 1915-17; Mulhall since; taught at all these places; was supt. at Mulhall 8 yrs.; owned and published "Mulhall Lookout" newspaper, 1924-28; used his paper in publicity which helped Mulhall to secure lights and water. Hobby, fine cattle.
JOHNSON, GRACE M. OLIVER, Mulhall. Rep. Occ., postmaster and homemaker. B. Madison Co. Ark. November 18, 1885. Edu., h. sch., Fayetteville, Ark., grad, 1909; Univ. of Ark. grad. 1914. Married. Cdrn., 1 s. Wallace Reginald. Bus Con., F. T. Johnson, general merchandise, Mulhall. Bk. Con., Okla. St. Assoc. (pol.) Mrs. Fred Deselms, Mrs. Hildreth, Mrs. Harry Blake. Miss Irene Mason, Guthrie; Judge Oldfield, Okla. City; Geo. Ralsey, Enid; Mrs. Pearson, Marshall; W. A. Kelley, Marshall, postmaster. Church. Meth.; S. S. tchr. Imp. Rel. Mrs. H. I. Gilham, tchr, Shamrock (sister); Mrs. J. O. Gulan, Meeker (sister). Clubs & Lodges. Rebekah, past Noble Grand 1915; Eastern Star, all chairs except Matron. Pol Act., partisan; active since 1922 in co.; works personally. Offices. Postmaster, Mulhall, since 1922. Remarks. came to Okla. 1916; located at Wellston as public sch tchr; Meeker, 1917; Mulhall 1914-21. Hobby, flowers.
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KELLY, WILLIAM ALBERT, (above) Marshall. Rep. Occ. Postmaster, B. Pike Co., Ohio, Jan. 4, 1879. Edu. com. sch. Altooma, Is., finished 1885. Highland Park Col. Drake Univ., 1890. Wife, Addie C. Copeland. Cdrn, 1 d., Irma, wife of A. E. Parlour, live stock and grain dealer, Enid. Bk. Con., Farmers St. Assoc., H. D. Hearn; J. C. Pearson; I. E. Ellison, druggist; G. F. Ingle, merchant; Col. E. A. Shanks; (pol.) F. M. Deselms, John Adams; Sen. Amos Ewing; Frank McGuire; Fred Madden; Mrs. I. C. Pearson; A. C. Alexander, Okla. City; Sen Harrold. Bus Con., (past) Editor "Herald," Story City, IA.; owner and editor, "Marshall Tribune." 1904-23. Church. Meth; trustee; steward; financial sec'y. Clubs & Lodges, I. O. O. F. all chairs, Grand Chaplain Grand Lodge 1928; sec'y C. of C. Imp. Rel. J. H. Kelly, deputy sheriff 27 yrs, des Moines, Ia.; Rev. C. A. Kelly; Meth., preacher 39 yrs., Chicago (bros); Mrs. Jennie H. Pace, Allen, Kan.; Mrs. Carrie M. Crawford Altoma, Ia. (sisters). Pol. Act. partisan; active for 50 yrs; works through com. and personal contacts. Offices. Justice of Peace 1904-24; mbr. Sch. Bd. 1906-08; mbr. Logan Co. h. sch. bd., 1910-14. Party Honors, del. to all convs; mbr. st. cen com. 1919-23; under A. C. Alexander. Remarks, came to Okla. 1904; lived since at Marshall; was mbr. of Council of Defense during W. War; active in all war activities. Hobby, outdoor sports especially baseball (was catcher for 15 yrs. on Story City, Ia., team. and Hal Chase tried to sign him for natl team but his wife objected).


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KOCH, FRIEDA REDFIELD. (above) Guthrie. Rep. Occ., home builder. B. Hillsboro, Ill., Jan. 21, 1886. Edu., com. sch., Hillsboro and St. Louis; h. sch., Guthrie 1901-02, 9 summers normal work, Guthrie; 1 summer Boulder, Color; now taking extension from C. S. T. C. toward degree. Hus. Hany J. F. in employ of Dawson Produce Co. Cdrn., 1 s. Carl; 2 d., Olga, Elizabeth. Bk. Con. First Natl., Guthrie; Farmers & Merchants, Crescent. Assoc., (pol.) R. M. Chillcott, mrs. N. M. Carter, Mrs. F. M. Deselms, Mrs. Alice Adams, otir Ct. Record; W. T. Walker, Mrs. T. B. Ferguson, Jennie Harris Oliver, Jim Harris, natl com.; Lew Wentz, Ponca City; O. O. Owens, Tulsa; Mrs. Sayre, Medford; Mrs. R. D. Rood, st. natl. committeewoman; W. G. Skelly. Church. Bap. CLubs & Lodges, Rebekah Jewel, 20 yrs. Pol. Act., nationally partisan; locally independent; active for 10 yrs through personal contacts and speech making; broadcast speech for Hoover; past pres. Bus. & Professional Womens Club; mbr. W. C. T. U., v-chmn Kingfisher Co. 1920. Party Honors, central st. committeewoman 1928; offered Co. Supt. position, Kingfisher Co; requested to run for Congresswoman, 1920; st campaign speaker 1928. Remarks, came to Okla. 1901; taught sch., 1902-13 Logan and Kingfisher Cos., Guthrie, Marshall, and Crescent; mbr. advisory bd. Guthrie Bus. Col.; she and husband served on sch. bd. near Crescent until dist. sch. was rated a "Model A" sch. Writer of literary works and short stories. Tenth generation, direct descent, John and Priscilla Alden; also grandmother Rachel Todd, first cousin to Abraham Lincoln's wife, mary Todd; descendant on mother's side, Baron Groenweldt Kessinger who served in Revolutionary War. Lost both grandfathers as soldiers, one in Mexican War, one in Civil War. Did social welfare work five and a half yrs. Served on Council of Defense during W. War; edited half page during W. War., Logan Co., News, Crescent.
LOWTHER, MRS. ABBIE LEE. Guthrie. Dem. Occ. representative N. Y. Life Insurance Co. B. Centralia, Ill., Edu. public sch., Ill., Hus., E. S. Lawther. Cdrn. 2 foster s., J. Lloyd Lowther, Hildenville; Stanton Lowther, St. Louis; 2 d., Mrs. D. C. Harder, Okla. City; Maxine at h. Bk. Con., First Natl. Church. Meth. Lodges, Eastern Star, sec'y past Matron. Pol. Act. partisan; st. worker since 1904. Offices, mbr. Bd. of Ed., Guthrie 6 yrs, sec'y and bus. mgr. 15 yrs; mbr. Bd. of Regents Okla. Univ. Party Honors, prof. and co v.-chmn and sec'y at different times; del. to convs.; mbr. com. to select delegates to natl conv.; 1924. Remarks, came to Okla. 1904 lived at Guthrie since except Okla. City 1927-28. Outstanding woman in Logan Co interested in com. sch. edu. with compulsory attendance for all children.
MADDEN, FRED, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., farmer. B. Bloomington, Ill, Jan, 12, 1863. Edu. com. sch., Mo. Wife, Birdie Frisble. Cdrn. 2 s. 3 d., Bus Con. land owner, dairying, stockraising, read grading. Bk. Con., First Natl., Assoc., (pol.) John Adams, Ed Robinson, Fred Wagner, Fred Green, Frank Reinhart, Logan Co.; Fred Bearly, Will Cox., Stillwater; Claude Baker, Ponca City. Church. Chris. Lodges, Mason Blue Lodge, Guthrie. Pol. Act., active since maturity; works through con. Offices. treas. Guthrie Twp., 1929-31. Party Honors, chmn. Rep. Co. Cen. Com. 1916-20, 1928-32; treas Co., Cen Com. 1912-16. Remarks, came to Okla. 1891; lived since near Guthrie; Liberty Loan and Red Cross worker in rural dists. during W. War. Hobby, Jersey Cows.
MAHONEY, JOHN, Guthrie. Rep. Occ. dealer is real estate and oil leases. B., Detroit, Mich., May 2, 1865. Edu., com. sch., Detroit, Mich. Married. Cdrn., 1 d. Betty. Bus. Con., real estate and oil leases; also intered in farming. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., F. P. Kelley, Guthrie; (pol.) Charlie Filson, Frank Rinehart, Guthrie; M. E. Trapp, Okla. City. Church. Catholic. CLubs & Lodges, K. of C.; Elks. Active in all civic matters. Imp. Rel. R. C. Mahoney, electric plating, Detroit, Mich. Pol. Act., partisan; active for 40 yrs through personal contacts and com., in affairs of co. Offices. Asst. Jailor under U. S. Marshal Faucett; Under Sheriff 1901-05; Sheriff 1907-14; sst. Chief of Police 1905. Sheriff of Logan Co. at time capitol was moved from Guthrie to Okla. City and served the papers on Gov. Haskell restraining him from issuing proclamation to make Okla. City the capital. Party Honors. del to all co., and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in run of April 22, 1889 and located in Guthrie Twp. Interested in traveling.


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MARTIN, GEORGE JACKSON, Guthrie. (above) Dem. Occ., lumberman. B. Effingham, Kan., Nov. 4, 1878. Edu., Guthrie h. sch., also Edmond. Wife. d of Prof. W. S. Calver, Okla. City. Bus. Con., Ark. Lumber Co., Guthrie; mgr. Ark. Lumber Co., Crescent 1912-19. Bk. Con., First St.; First Natl. Assoc., J. H. Batchelor, pres Ark. Lumber Co.; H. C. Fortea, sec'y and treas; M. W. Batchelor, v.-pres., Guthrie; (pol.) J. T. Prenmer, farmer, Cros-farmer, Pleasant Valley; Merle Smith, atty., Chas. Allen, tag agent, both of Guthrie; Geo. D. Key, Jerry Marker; Theo. Tilson, Frank Carter, Okla. City; Judge Bierer., Mose Anderson, Guthrie. Church, First Chris., sec'y and treas. for 5 yrs., Crescent. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C., active in good roads movements; I. O. O. F.; Security Benefit Assn.; 32nd Mason, Guthrie Consistory. Imp. Rel., Geo. E. Calvert, First Natl., Bk., Okla. City. Pol. Act., partisan; active for 7 yrs. in his co.; works through personal contacts. Offices, Deputy OK Insp., Logan Co. Party Honors. Chmn, Logan Co. Dem. Com.; del. to co. and st.convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1899; located at Guthrie; lived in Crescent 1912-19, then returned to Guthrie.
MARTIN, MRS. MAY, Guthrie. Dem., Occ., housewife. B. Nevada, Mo. Edu., Guthrie h. sch.; Central Tchrs. Co. Edmond. Hus., George Martin, Guthrie. Bk., Con., First Natl; First St. Assoc., (pol.) officials of the regular party organization. Church., Chris. Clubs & Lodges. P. E. O.; Cambridge Club.; Acorn Club.; Bide-a-wee County Clubs; Eastern Star, Guthrie; all civic clubs. Imp. Rel., Prof. W. S. Calvert, Okla. City. Pol. Act., partisan; statewide since maturity; makes speeches; works through com. and others. Party Honors, Vice Chmn Dem. Co. Cen Com. Logan Co; Prct. Chmn; Vice Chmn, 5th Cong., 91st; served on campaign com.; del to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1900; located Guthrie; lived there since. Especially interested in home, flowers, church, politics.
MATTHEWS, WALTER HENRY, Mulhall, Dem. Occ., banker, loans and investments. B. Brockton, Mass., May 26, 1860. Edu., h. sch. 2 yrs, Waterville, Mo., Married. Cdrn. 2 s. F. D., farms old homestead near mulhall; E. C. Wellington, Kan., civil engineer with Santa Fe; 1 d., wife of J. F. Pollack of Quinton. Bus. Con., Exchange Natl Bk., Tulsa; Security St., Bk., Ponca City; Tradesmens Natl. Bk., Okla. City; First Natl. Bk., Guthrie. Bk. Con., Okla. St. Mulhall. Assoc., J. J. Donohoe, pres; A. L. Richardson, cashier; E. J. Boedecker, merchant; J. S. Diehl, merchant; A. L. Richardson, banker; James A. Winter, Ford dealer; A. G. T. Childers, M. D.; Mulhall; (pol.) Judge Chas. C. Smith, A. G. C. Bierer, Guthrie; J. L. Hearn, Marshall; Jim McDaniels, Meridian; Jim Taylor Perry; Jim Gibson, Okla. City; John Wright, Okla. City; Lee Cruce, Ardmore, Church Espiscopal. Clubs & Lodges, dir. and past pres. Commercial Club; mbr. Standing Com. on good roads; 33rd Mason, York Rite, India Temple Shrine; mbr. Eastern Star. Attended every Grand Masonic Lodge meeting since 1895. Pol. Act., partisan; active for 40 yrs in co. st. and natl; works personally and through cons. Offices, Mayor and mbr. Bd. 1904-29; St. Repr. 1913. Party Honors. del to co. and st. convs.; Chmn, Co. Election Bd.; Registrar Pres.; Sec'y Pvct. Com. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1889 and located near Mulhall; lived since in Mulhall and vicinity.
McCREIGHT, BESSIE LARAMORE, (MRS. HARRY AITHLING), Guthrie. Dem Occ., home builder. B. Fairbury, Neb., July 13, 1892. Hus. Harry A. McCreight. Cdrn., 2 s Linden, Max; 1 d. Madelyn. Bus. Con. H. A. McCreight, Grocery, Guthrie. Bk. Con., First St., and First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc., Mrs. C. W. Allen, Mrs. Elmer Phelps, Mrs. S. A. Braswell; Miss Margaret Diehl, Mrs. Morris Farquharson, Mrs. F. M. Woods, Miss Nell Whitted, Guthrie; (pol.) Judge John A Ramey, Judyge c. C. Smith, Judge Bierer, Tom Beggess, Judge A. H. Boles. Church. Pres., mbr. of various circle. Clubs & Lodges, A. O. U. W., past Master Workman 1929; Grand Lodge honors; past pres. Bus. & Professional Women's Club; mbr. Bd. Edu. 1927-31; pres. City Council P. T. A. Assn.; corresponding sec'y St. P. T. A. Imp Rel., I. D. Sutherland, (deceased), Senator from Neb. Pol. Act. natl., partisan; local, independent; active for 8 yrs. personally and through cons. Offices. Deputy Co. Clerk, Phillipsburg, Kan., 1911. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs.; headquarters sec'y 1924. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1897; has lived at Coyle, Chandler, and Guthrie. Interested in P. T. A. work.
McCREIGHT, HARRY, Guthrie. Dem. Occ. retail grocer. B. Fairbury, Neb., July 18, 1888. Edu. com. sch. Payne Co., and finished in Colo. 1907. Wife., Mrs. McCreight, mbr. Bd. of Edu. Cdrn. 2 s Linden, Max; 1 d. Madelyn. Bus. Con., H. A. McCreight Grocery, Guthrie. Bk. Con. First St.; First Natl. Guthrie. Assoc. W. H. Laramore, (father-in-law), partner in bus.; W. E. Long, garage owner; Chas. Allen, auto tax collector; E. R. Cotteral, furniture dealer; Ralph M. Davis, Mrs. Elma Phelps; (pol.) Judge Remy, Judge Bierer, Guthrie; Walter Wilson, Meridian; Col. Shanks, Marshall; J. B. Favor, Bill Brown, Crescent. Church. Meth. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge, Guthrie; mbr. Zoning Commission, Guthrie; mbr. C. of C. Retailers Assn. Imp. Rel. C. S. McCreight, st. agent for Travelers Ins., Okla. City, and Leon McCreight, court reporter in court of appeals, Dallas, Tex., (bros.); Orin McCreight, engineer for Santa Fe; Darwin McCreight, ranch owner, Colo. Pol. Act., in natl affairs, Dem., in local, independent; active for 15 yrs. both personally and through conns.; defeated condidate for Dist. Court Clerk. Party Honors. Prct. Committeeman and Chmn. for 15 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1908.


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McINTYRE, EDWARD MOORE, Guthrie. (above) Rep. Occ., bus mgr. co-publisher-owner, "Guthrie Daily Leader." B. Chicago, Ill., Aug. 17, 1893. Edu., grade, h. sch.; 2 yrs. of commercial law and accounting. Whife, d. of Dr. (deceased), and Mrs. M. F. Ballard, Okla. City. Cdrn., 1 s., Richard; 1 d., Shirley Arden. Bus., Con. sec'y and treas. Leader Pub. Co. Guthrie; Okemah Pub. Co.; Suburban Pub. Co., Okla. City; Guthrie Daily Leader, Okla. Weekly, Okemah Daily Leader, Okemah Ledger, Capital Hill Beacon and weekly papers of Choctaw, Wheatland Moore, Spencer, Britton and "Weekly" at S. W. Okla. City. Bk Con., First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc., Raymond Fields, Guthrie; W. G. Strong, Okemah; E. E. Hadley, Okla. City; (pol.) Amos Ewing., Wl. I. Walker, Ed Robertson, Bert McKean, Guthrie; Lew Wentz, Ponca City; Fred Bearly, Okla. City; Am. E. Landon, Waurika; Scott Thompson, Miami. Clubs & Lodges, A. F. & A. M., No. 35; I. O. O. F.; C. of C. Guthrie. Pol. Act. active in co. 3 yrs through personal contacts. Party Honors., mbr. Finance Com., Rep. in Logan Co. Remarks, came to Okla. March, 1919; Miami 1919-23; Okla. City., 1923-24; Waurika 1924-25; Guthrie since. During W. War served in 310th Inf. 78th Div.; mbr. Amer. Legion, LeBron Post No. 58; Post Commander 1929; Chmn. for Logan Co in 1928 for Okla. St. C. of C. By adsorption of old "St. Capital," the "Gthrie Leader" is oldest continuously published daily newspaper in Okla. Active in Legion and public affairs.
McKEAN, LOUIS BERT, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., sheriff. B. Marshall, Okla. June 16, 1898. Edu., com. and h. sch. Guthrie, (unfinished on account of having enlisted for service in W. War. 1917). Wife. Eleanor Scheihing. Bus. Con., real estate, ins. and loans, 1925-28. Bk. Con., First Natl., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., Tom Jenkins; J. S. Shearer, ex-son; Raymond Fields, Paul Carey, Fred Deselms, Guthrie, Frank Kelley, Marshall; Pete Scott, Mulhall. Church, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge; M. W. A. Offices., Co. Sheriff, elected Jan., 1929. Party Honored, del to co. and st. convs. Remarks, mbr. of Young Men's Bus Club; has always lived in Marshall and Guthrie, During W. War served 2 yrs. and 3 mos. overseas, aboard the C. S. S. Jupiter; mbr. of Amer. Legion. Hobby, hunting and fishing.
McNEER, TULLIUS AMBROSE, Crescent. Dem. Occ., merchant, dry goods and ready to wear. B. Greenville, West Va., July 20, 1863. Edu., com. schs. grad. 1881. Married. Cdrn. 2 s. Theo., Lindsay; H. A. grocer, Crescent; 3 d., Grace, wife of J. C. Daugherty., Springfield, Mo.; Mabel (deceased); Lucille, wife of Geo. Gruff, Crescent. Bus. Cos. T. A. McNeer & Co., Crescent; Mrs. McNeer and R. P. Fords, partners. Taught in W. Va. 1881-89. Bk COn., Farmers & Merchants, Crescent. Assoc., Hugh Adams, banker; and E. W. Aniba., Crescent.; R. N. Armstrong, banker; Wm. Strange, Wm. Brown; (pol.) Dr. W. A. Kendall; C. T. Henderson; W. I. Wells, E. Y. Wells, John Hopkins, John Adams, F. Swank, Okla. City. Church., Meth. Clubs & Lodges M. W. A. Crescent. Imp. Rel., A. M. McNear, magistrate and past co. absessor, Alderson, W. Va. Pol. Act., partian in natl. and st. affairs; independent in co.; active through personal contacts for 30 yrs. Party Honors. del. to co. and st. convs. 1924; Chmn, Prct Cons. 10 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1909 and located at Crescent. Active in good roads development; supporter of public utilities. Hobby, flowers and chickens.
MONTIN, WILLIAM V., Guthrie. Dem. Occ, city manager. B. New York City, May 29, 1896. Edu. com and h. sch. Wife, Kathleen, d. of C. H. Carswell, Anadarko. Cdrn., 1 d., Gladys. Bus. Con., oil interests in Tex. Bk Con., First St, Guthrie; First Natl., West Tex., Natl. Big Springs, Tex. Assoc. (pol.) Gordon Bierer, Raymond Fields, Frank White, John Adams, W. E. Welch, Logan Co.; Roy Hoffman, M. K. Trapp, Gov. Holloway, Harry Jolly., Sen. Elmer Thomas. Church., Pres. Clubs, Rotary; hon. mbr. Lions; C. of C. Pol Act., partisan; active in Okla. since 1918; makes speeches; works through personal contacts. Offices, City Manager Guthrie 1920-21; Co. Engineer 1919-22; City Engineer, Lawton, and Co. Engineer, Comanche Co. 1923-24. Remarks, came to Okla. 1918; lived at Ponca City, Anadarko, Lawton, Guthrie since 1929. Was in Central Amer. 1924-26. Civic worker. Hobby, sports.
MOORE, NELSON J., Guthrie. Dem. Occ., chief of police. B. Canton, Ill., Dec. 5, 1898. Edu., com. sch. and bus. col., Ill. Wife, Rhea Twinning. Cdrn., 1 s. Pat J. Bk Con., First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc. (pol.) Gordon Bierer, Raymond Fields, John Adams, Merle Smith, Dan Patton, E. B. Howard, Pat Hurley, W. G. Skelly, Chas. O'Conner. Church, Episcopal. Lodges, 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, McAlester Consistory, Tulsa Shrine. Pol. Act. partisan; active in co. since 1910; personal contact worker. Offices., Capt. of Police, Tulsa, 1921-27; Chief of Police, Guthrie, 1929-31. Remarks, came to Okla in 1920; lived at Tulsa, Guthrie since 1929. During W. War served in 2nd Div. Eng., Co. E; mbr. Amer. Legion, Joe Carson Post, Tulsa; mbr. Vets of Foreign Wars, Dept. Commander 1927. Hobby, sports.
MULHALL, ZACK, Dem. Occ., rancher. B. Tex. Edu., Notro Dame, Ind. Wife, Agnes Locks. Cdrn., 2 s., Logan, Jack; 2 d. Lucille, Bessie,. Bus. Con., land owner. Bk. Con., Okla. St., Mulhall. Assoc., (pol.) W. H. Matthews, Jim Winton, Dr. C. B. Hill, Judge Bierer, Judge Dale, Logan Co.; Karl E. Humphrey P. A. Jane way, Everett Hill., Ed Semans, Church, Catholic. Lodges, B. P. O. E., Okla. City; K. of C. Pol. Act.., partisan; active in Okla. since 1889; personal contact worker. Offices, Chief of Police, Guthrie 1889-1903; U. S. Marshal during Roosevelt administration. Party Honors, del. to convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1889; has lived since near Mulhall.
PARTRIDGE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., lawyer. B., Paris, Ill. Feb. 8, 1855. Edu., com. sch., Maryville Mo. Wife. Laura A. Smith, Maryville, Mo. Cdrn: 2 s's, Edwin E., died in service in W. War; Theodore K, sales mgr., Portland Cement Co., Los Angeles; 3 d., Edith, wife of W. E. Wiles, Cherokee; Narissa, wife of Fred W. Green, Guthrie; Maud E., wife of Ray E. Adams, Lamar, Colo. Bus. Con. general practive of law in all courts. Bk Con., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie, Assoc., W. M. Anderson, Frank Dorr, Fred W. Green, F. M. Deselms, Judge Bierer, Fred W. Wesner, Frank Bond, Frank Rinehardt, Reubl Gibhardt, Judge Swindall, Woodward; Judge Cullison, Judge Garber, Enid, Judge Chappell, Pawhuska. Church, Bap., Chmn Bd., of Deacons; active in church welfare. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge; W. O. W., Camp No. 8, Marysville, Mo. I. O. O. F. Pol. Act. national, Rep; local, independent; active for 53 yrs; speaker, also works personally and through coms. Offices, Clerk Circuit Court, Maryville, Mo. 1894-98; mbr. Mo. Sen. from 1st Dist. 1904-1907; mbr. Okla. House Repr. 1909-10. Party Honors, mbr. Co. Cen. Com., Alfalfa Co. 1912-12; Chmn, Minerity Dir House of Repr. 1909-10. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1907; lived Cherokee 1907-18; Guthrie since. Hobby, flowers, Great-granfather served in Revolutionary War, John Patridge; grandfather, John Partridge Jr. served in war of 1912; John R. Partridge, (father) vet. of Civil War; Edwin Partridge, served in World War.
PAYNE, RUMSY E., Marshall, Rep. Occ. editor. B., Preston, Kan, Dec. 24, 1901. Edu. com sch., Enid; h. sch, Nash, grad. 1921; K. S. A. C. Manhattan, Kan 1924-25. Wife. Fonda Eva Gillespie, Akron, Colo. Cdrn., 1 d., Marcelyn Ruth. Bus Con., "Marshall Tribune," editor and owner. Bk. Con., Farmers St., Marshall. Assoc., H. E. Cummings, Enid, (Bro-in-law); (pol.) W. A. Kelley, Marshall; F. M. Deselms, Glenn Farquharson, Bert McKean, Guthrie; Ed Price, Enid.

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PEARSON, LOLA CLARK, (above), Marshall, Rep. Occ., home builder, editor Home Dept., Okla. Farmer Stockman. B. Maquoketa, Ia., Nov. 29, 1871. Edu., h sch. Kingsley, Ia, grad. 1888; Cornell Coll., Mt. Vernon, Ia.; Morningside Col., Sioux City, Ia., Hus., J. C. Pearson. Cdrn., 2 s. John C., Okla. City; Clark W. , Senior at Univ of Okla.; 1 d. Marion, wife of Denney Neal, Dallas. Tex.
POWELL, ALBERTUS BARTON, Crescent, Dem., Occ, druggist. B. Dark Ca, Ohio, Aug. 12, 1887. Edu. com. and h. sch Independence, Kan., grad. 1898; Co., Edmond, 1898-1901. Wife, Miss Corbet, Iowa. Cdrn. 1 d. Wilma, wife of J. O. Clanin, Univ. Hospital Okla City.
PORTENHEIMER, FRED, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., peace officer. B. Salsbury, Mo., March 14, 1873. Edu. com. schs. up to 1881. Did not attend after 8 yrs of age. Wife. Florence Peery, Atchison, Kan. Cdrn. 2 s. Frank, brakeman on Santa Fe, Okla. City; Carl machinist, Phoenix Ariz.; 3 d. Mrs. Carl Evans, and 2 at home. Bk Con. First Natl., Guthrie. Assoc., John Mahoney, real estate; F. J. Fitzpatrick, Ed McKeen, real estate; Tom Wilder, abstractor; John Reinhardt, Guthrie. Church, Meth. CLubs & Lodges, Woodsmen, Guthrie. Pol. Act., PRct. Committeeman, 2nd Ward, Guthrie; Judge, Election Bd., Offices. Chief of Police, Guthrie. 1927-29; on police dept. 1917-27. Remarks. mbr. St. Peace Officers Assn. Came to Okla. from Kan. Farm Owner.

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POWER, WILLIAM FUQUA, (above), Guthrie, Rep. Occ. distributor road machinery. B., Friena, Ill, Oct 1?, 1873. Edu., com. schs. Wife., d., of Henry Coleman. Cdrn., 2 s. Henry Jones, Karl William, associated with him in bus. Bus. Con., Clarence L. Boyd Co., Inc., road machinery distributors, pres. and gen. mgr. Piggly-Wiggly; Ned Holmans, pres First Natl. Bk; W. L. Rajahi, wall paper and paint; (pol.) John Adams, Russell Borgman, J. S. Shearer, Guthrie. Church, Meth, Clubs & Lodges, Lions, pres. 1928; C. of C. dir.; I. O. O. F.; 32nd Mason Scottish Rite, India Temple Shrine. Pol. Act., active in natl and co. working mostly through cons. Party Honors, Prct. Committeeman; del. to st. convs. Offices, pres. Bd. of Edu. 5 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1892 and located at Guthrie. Favors park improvements on st. Highways.
PROCTOR, WILLIAM HENRY, Lovell, Dem. Occ, Barber, B., Eldors, Ill, Jan. 31, 1867. Edu., com. schs. completed 1883. Cdrn. 2 s. George, Wichita, Kan.; H. T., Garber; 3 d., Sophia, Mrs. Edw. Oldham, Cleveland, Ohio; Sarah, Mrs. Leonard Albott Joplin, Mo; Miss Murel. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants St., Garber. Assoc. W. D. Green, John Hyatt, druggist; Milton Davis, grain elevator.; Geo. Waring, Lodges, I. O. O. F. Chaplain Lovell Lodge, No. 416. Pol. Act. partisan in natl., independent in local affairs; active through personal contacts for 30 yrs. Offices, City Marshal, Mt. Hope, Kan., 1894; Constable 1895; Deputy Sheriff, Choctaw 1909-10; Clerk Davis Sch., near Choctaw. Party Honors, del. 6 terms. Bureau of Labor and Industry, Topeka, Kan., 1899-1901. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1906; has lived at Okla. City, Marshall, Garber and Lovell. Veteran of Spanish War. Interested in raising Rhode Island Red chickens.
REDER, THORNBERG BALDWIN, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., County Surveyor. B., Logansport, Ind., May 6, 1855. Edu., com. schs. Logansport, Ind. Wife. Frances A. Conrad, Ind. Cdrn., 1 s., George Willis, Okla. City, married; 1 d. Clara Maude-wife of Alfred A. Asp., Okla. City. Bus. Con., undertaking bus., Guthrie, 1889-1908. Bd. Con., First St., Guthrie, Assoc., A. A. Beyers, pres. First St. Guthrie, Ned Holman, pres. First Natl Bk; John Rinehart,; v-pres. Farmers & Mchts. Bd; Fred Crook, jeweler: F. M. Williams, pres. Building & Loan Assn.; Guthrie. Clubs & Lodge, 32nd Mason, Commandery, Grotto, Consistory, Anointed High Priest of Chapter; past Chancelor K. of F.; past Junior Warden I. O. O. F.; past High Priest Chapter No. 6; Eminent Commander, Guthrie Commandery No. 1; Tyler of Consistory for 8 yrs.; first man raised to Master Mason under charter of Guthrie Lodge No. 35, 1898. Offices; City Councilman 1903-07; Co. Surveyor 1922-32; Co. Coroner 1889-1903. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs.; City Engineer, appointed. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1889 and located at Guthrie which has since been his home. Interested in Masonry.
RICHARDSON, ARCHIE LLOYD, Mulhall, Rep. Occ., bank cashier. B. Mulhall, Okla. Aug 11, 1892. Edu. h. sch. Mulhall, grad. 1910; Draghons Bus. Col., Okla. City, grad. 1910.; Wife. Daisy, d. of Robt. Newman, Marshall. Cdrn. 1 d., Ruby Rose. Bus. Con., cashier Okla. St. Bk. Mulhall.; farm owner. Bk. Con., Okla. St. Mulhall. Assoc.; J. J. Donahue, pres Okla. St. Bk., Mulhall, lives at Ponca City; Walter Mathews, v.-pres. Mulhall; (pol.) E. J. Boedecker, Walter Matthews, J. A. Winton, E. L. Mills, Mulhall, R. W. Birckett, Orlando; L. E. Meck., F. F. Ball, Ponca City; G. L. Dark, C. O. Gilham, Okla. City; J. M. Taylor, Perry. Church. Chris. Clubs & Lodges, treas of Mulhall Commercial Club; Mason, 32nd Consistory Guthrie, Eastern Star, Mulhall; I. O. O. F.; Yeomen. Imp. Rel. E. E. Richardson, Mulhall (father), Pol. Act., Independent; active for 15 yrs in his co.; active through personal contacts. Offices, City Clerk, Mulhall 1909-14; mbr. Sch Bd., 1928. Party Honors, Clerk of Election Bd., Prct. 1, since 1925. Remarks, born and reared at Mulhall.
RINEHART, FRANK M., Guthrie, Rep. Occ. Farmer; Chmn Bd. of Co. Commrs. B. Athens Co., Ohio April 12, 1858. Edu., com. sch. enlished 1876. Wife, was Miss McClellan. Cdrn., 2 s., Harry E., Santa Ana, Calif; F. M. Jr., Guthrie; 5 d. Mrs. Grace D. Huarlbert., Washing, D. C.; Mrs. Mabel A. Fultes, Mrs. Jan F. Hall, Mrs. Ethel Carlin, Mrs. Ruth Horn, Okla. City. Bk. Con.; Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., J. E. Hopkins, co. commr., Crescent; R. J. Gephart, co. commr., Coyle; (pol.) Chas. Filson, Fred Madden, Sam Jorden, John H. COtteral, Amos Ewing J. J. Hildreth, Guthrie; E. P. Kelly, El Reno; Erskine Snoddy, Alva. Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason; Guthrie Consistory; Knight Templars; India Temple Shrine, Okla. City. Pol Act. partian; active in co. for past 37 yrs; works through personal contacts. Offices, Deputy Sheriff 2 yrs.; Sheriff 2 yrs. Party Honors. Chmn. ReppCon Com. of Logan Co. 6 yrs. Remarks, made the run to Okla. in 1889 and settled at Guthrie. Interested in livestock, farming and good roads.
RITZHAUPT, LOUIS HENRY, Guthrie, Dem. Occ. surgeon. B., Kansas City, Mo. Jan 18, 1891. Edu. h. sch., grad. 1908; Union Col., B. A. 1912; George Washington Univ. Washington, D. C. grad. 1917, Wife. Lillian Mae, Cdrn., 1 s.; 1 d. Bus Con., past pres. Co. Medical Society. past pres. Logan Co. Poultry Assn. Bk. Con., First Natl; Farmers & Merchants; ; First St. Guthrie. Assoc., Judge Hildreth, Frank McGuire, John E. WHite, B. E. Duskin, Gus Keetch, Mr. Mueller, druggist, Robt. E. Allen, M. D.; Judge John Cotteral, Guthrie. Church,; Seven Day Adventist. Clubs & Lodges, Rotary, past pres. del, to natl., conv., Atlantic City; C. of C. past pres. 1921; 32nd Mason Guthrie Consistory. Imp Rel., William Ritzhaupt, city engineer, Blackwell, (bro.); Geo. M. Ritzhaupt, salesma, Guthrie. Offices, past pres. Bd. of Edu., Guthrie, 1924; Co Physician, Logan Co.; mbr. City Council, Guthrie. Party Honors. del. to st. and co. convs.; defeated candidate for St. Ssen., 1928. Remarks. came to Okla in 1894 and settled at Guthrie. Hobby. Rhode Island Red poultry and dir. of Okla. Poultry Federation Surgeon Okla. Meth. Hospital; also Masonic Home; mbr. Amer. Legion.
ROBERTS, WILLIAM ELLIS. Guthrie, Rep. Occ., real estate and insurance dealer. B. Cowley Co., Kan., March 29, 1873. Edu., com. sch., Atlant, Kan., grad 1891. Wife, Mary E. Pesker, Cincinnatii, Ohio. Cdrn. 3 s,. James, cashier, Miller Bros. 101 Ranch; George, auto mechanic; Lewis. Bus Gen., Roberts & Roberts, Real Estate, Ins. & Loans. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc. James Roberts, (son)., in bus.; Lon Blake, John Mahoney, Oscar Titus real estate; Pete Eillison, First St. Blk.; Geo Tipton V-pres. First Natl., Bk,. Guthrie. Church, Congregegalional. Lodges, I. O. O. F. Pol. Act., mbr. Twp Rd., Guthrie Twp. Offices., mbr. Sch. Bd., 1915-18. Party Honors, del to st. and co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. lived in Guthrie since 1898, farmed 1898-1918. Active in good roads movement.
ROBERTSON, ED., Guthrie. Rep. Occ., assistant chief of Police. B. Eureka, Kan., Feb 17 1874. Edu. com. sch. and Bus. Col., Guthrie. Wife Elizabeth Wallace. Cdrn.; 2 s. Wallace, Tulsa; Ben Guthrie; 2 d., Doothy, Ponca City; Alma, home. Bus. Con., owner oil leases and royalties. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., (pol.) John Adams, Fred Madden, W. A. Kelly, Ed Hill, Theo Killough, Guthrie; Jim Harris, Lovell; C. G. Moore, Purcell, Alva McDonald, El Reno.; Frank Gordon, Okla. City; Claude Bazker, Ponca City, Church, Bap, Lodges, M. W. A.; B. P. O. E.; I. O. O. F.; Eagles, Guthrie. Pol. Act. partisn; active in Okla. since maturity; personal contact worker. Offices. Deupty Sheriff, Logan Co. 1911-18; Sheriff 1918-23; Deputy U. S. Marshal, 1923-26; Special Investigator, Dept. of Justice, 1926-27; chief of Detectives, Guthrie 1929-31. Party Honors, St. Committeeman, 1928-32; del. to st. and co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. 1889; lived since at Guthrie. Hobbies, flowers and chickens.
ROUSE, GEORGE, Pleasant Valley, Dem. Occ., farmer, B. Rome, N. Y. Oct. 31, 1863. Edu. com. sch., Rome, N. Y., and Hutchinson Co., Kan., Wife. d. of Mrs. Flora Clark, Riggsfield, Washington, Cdrn.; 2 s., Morris, merchant, Pleasant Valley; Claude, Contractor, Houston, Tex.; 4 d., Mrs. Eva Watscoat, Houston, Tx; Mrs. Edna Schedler, P. I.; Flora, all Okla. A. & M.; Vivian at home. Bus. Con., farming, stockraising, Hereford cattle. Assoc., (pol.) Tom Tribble, Navina; Tom Macknally, Guthrie; Burl Rextrew, Meridian; Waller Colbert, Ardmore. Lodges, I. O. O. F. Imp. Rel., Mrs. Kate Burker, Pleasant Valley, (sister). Bk. Con., Cimmaron Valley, Coyle. Pol. Act. is nationally partisan, locally independent; active in co. for 37 yrs, working through convs and personal contacts. Offices., mbr. and clerk of Sch. Bd., for 36 yrs. Party Honors, del. to con. conv.; Chmn. Antelope Twp. Com. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1892 and located at his present homestead at Pleasant Valley.
SANDERSON, CON. ALBERT, Crescent, Rep. Occ., Justice of Peace. B. near Helper, Kan., March 8, 1878. Edu. com schs. finished 1897. Wife. d of S. P. and Dora L. Hodges, farmers, near Cushing. Cdrn., 4 s., T. A. with Marland Refinery, Crescent; Wayne, with C. A. Ryland Mercantile Co., Crescent; C. A. Jr., Rex. Bus Cos. real estate and insurance, Crescent. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants, Crescent. Assoc. Harry Blake, co. atty.; Fred Wesner, co. treas.; Wm. Brown, merchant.; O. E. Brewster, mayor; Chas. Graff, merchant; Eugene Dittmer, Ford dealer; Hugh A. Adams, Crescent; (pol.) Mrs. C. A. Sanderson, Judge Hildreth, F. M. Deselms, Fred Madden, Guthrie; Bert Parmenter, Lawton; Judge Cullison, Sen Otjen, Enid. Church, Meth. Clubs & Lodges, I. O. O. F.; M. W. A. past Grand and Dist, Deputy Grand Master for 7 yrs. Imp. Rel, Clarence and Robt. Hurt, on police force, Okla. City, (*nephews); Mrs. James Law, Co. Committeewoman, St. Clair Co. Lowry City, Mo. Pol. Act. in natl affairs is partisan in local independent; active for past 30 yrs. through personal contacts and cons.; mbr. Hoover-Curtis Club. Offices, Justice of the Peace and Police Court since 1917. Party Honors. Insp. Prct Committeeman for 16 yrs. Remarks. came to Okla in Dec. 1889 and located on farm near Crescent; has lived there since except about 6 months in Dewey Co in 1899. Mbr. Home Guard 1917-18; active in assisting Draft Rd.; active in Red Cross work 1917-19; active in civic improvements.
SCHAEFER, JOHN EDWARD, Orlando, Rep. Occ banker. B. Crawford Co., Ohio, Sept. 17, 1878. Edu. Com. sch.; h. sch. Falls City, Neb., grad. 1897. Wife, Sophia Kruse, Enid, Cdrn, 1 s. Bus. Con. Farmers St. Bk., Orlando, pres.; with C. R. Cowles in hardware and implement bus. 1898-1910; purchased bus and operated alon 1911-13; farmer 1913-16; general merchandise, Covington, 1916-22; present banking bus. since 1922. Bk. Con. Security Natl, Okla. City,; First Natl, Guthrie, Assoc. W. A. Short. W. E. Rugh, E. C. Gordon; Jim Wenton, Mulhall; H. D. Hearn, Marshall; Ed Fitzgerald Covington; Jim Taylor, Farmers & Merchants Bk, Perry; J. S. Thompson, St. Bk, Lovell, Church, Chris, Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, York Rite Grotto, Enid; Guthrie Consistory; Tulsa Shrine; Eastern Star; I. O. O. F. Covington; asst. Administrator to Worthy Patron Eastern Star, Covington. Pol. Act., Clerk Sch. Bd. 1912-1914. Remarks, Mrs. Schaefer (wife) past Worthy Matron, Eastern Star 1920.
SCOTT, PETER BENDER, Mulhall, Rep. Occ. gas and oil dealer. B. Shelbyville, Ill. March 8, 1863. Edu., com. schs, Shelbyville, Ill. Wife. Sara Jane Shelbyville, Ill. Cdrn., 2 s C. C. detective for A. T. & S. F., Cushing, R. M., meat cutter, Guthrie; 2 d. Hattie Eva, wife of A. O. Heiden, Texaco warehouse man, Guthrie; Mary Grace, wife of W. D. Foresgt, agent A. T. & S. F., Mulhall. Bus. COn., Scott Service Station, (Texaco), dealers in gas and oil, Mulhall; farm owner, 240 acres near Mulhall. Bk. Con., Okla St., Mulhall. Assoc., (pol.) Ed McKeen, John Adams, atty.; St. Sen Amos Ewing, Guthrie; Charlie McGraff, Crescent; W. A. Kelly, Col. Shank, Marshall; O. A. Brewster, Crescent; Elmer Wyant Orlando. Church, Pres. Clubs & Lodges, M. W. A., past Grand Master; K. of F.; A. O. U. W. Sec'y for 25 yrs; Commercial Club, chmn, agricultural com. Pol. Act. in natl affairs is partisan, but in local affairs independent; active for 39 yrs, works mostly through coms. Offices, Co. Commr. 1919-20; Orlando Twp. Clerk 2 yrs.; Treas Pleasant Valley Sch. Bd. 16 yrs. Party Honors. del to co. and st. convs; Prct Chmns, Mulhall Twp. Prct 1, 1922-29; Committeeman Orlando Twp. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1898 and located near Mulhall. Interested in agriculture. Had on display 450 varieties of products, at the Cimarron Valley Fair, Guthrie, 1915; also had exhibit at natl, exhibit. Tulsa, 1913. Won blue ribbons at both places, and in other exhibts for 7 yrs. Mbr. of standing com. on good roads.
SHARP, ECKLEY GRANT Guthrie, Rep., Occ., physician and surgeon. B. Douglas Co., Ill, Dec. 31, 1866 Edu. pub. sch., Newman, Ill., and Longton, Kan; Normal Institute, grad 1889; Eclectric Medical Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, grad 1893. wife, Miss James, Ind. Cdrn., 1 s. Eugene G., Jr., farmer near Enid, Bus. Con. practicing physician and surgeon; farm owner, Bk., Con., First Natl; First St.; Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Church, Chris, chmn bd 8 yrs. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge, Comsistory, Scottish Rite, Eastern Star; Lions, C. of C.; Guthrie Country Club; Retailers Assn. Imp. Rel., Anna T., Sharp, age 82, mother, lives with him; Dr. T. I. Sharp, Orlando,; G. J. Sharp, Howard, Kan., (bros.) Pol Act., partisan active in st for 34 yrs; works personally through coms and by making speeches. Offices, Twp. Committeeman, Orlando Twp, 1893; Legislature 1921. Party Honors, del to all co. and st. convs; Committeeman for 5 yrs from 2nd Ward, Prct 1. Remarks, came to Guthrie 19?3. Servied on Teritorial Bd. of Health underd last 3 Rep. governors.
SLEEPER, MARIE, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., court clerk. B., Arkansas City, Kan., Oct 10, 1899. Edu. H. sch. Guthrie, 1916; Capitol Bus., Col., Guthrie 1917. Hus. Arthur W. Sleeper, Guthrie Mineral Water. Cdrn., 1 s., LeRoy. Bk Con., First Natl, Guthrie, Assoc., Mrs. Irene Sloan., Co., Cupt.; C. Emory Smith, Co. Judge; Frank Bond, Co. Clerk; Glenn Farquharson, Co. Assessor; Bert McKeen, Sheriff, Guthrie, Church, Meth. Clubs & Lodges, A. O. U. W.; Amer. Legion Auxillary, was chosen vice-president of AUxiliary. Offices, Deputy Court Clerk 1925 until elected Ct. Clerk,; Ct. Reporter 1924-25. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1902; mother and father came here originally in 1889.

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SMITH, C. EMORY, Guthrie. (above) Rep. Occ. County Judge. B. Okeen, Okla., Oct. 13, 1897. Edu., Com and h. sch., Okeene, grad, 1918; Univ. of Okla. A. B. 1924; law sch., 2 yrs, admitted to bar 1927 on examination. Unmarried. Bus. Con., sec'y and treas. of Smith Investment Co., Inc., Enid, dealers in oil and leases. Delmar Smith (father), pres.; Lloyd Smith (bro.), v-pres., Cassie Glicher, v-pres. Bk. Con., First St., Assoc., (pol.) Rev. T. B. McDivitt, Guthrie, John Fry, Orlando; Ed Hull, W. J. Thompson, Lovell; Frank McGuire, Guthrie E. R. Kractill, Norman; Louis Hey, Okeene; Judge J. I. Goings, Marietta, Judge J. A. Ledbetter, Perry; John Embry, Chandler. Clubs & Lodges, Mason, Blue Lodge, Guthrie, No. A. No. A. S. R. of Free Masonry, Guthrie, Acacia Frat., pres. 1925-27; Guthrie Country Club; sec'y C. of C. Lovell, 1928, resigned upon coming to Guthrie. Imp. Rel., Delmar Smith, Enid (Father); Lloyd Smith, atty., Bristow, (Bro.); Mrs. J. W. Walker, Columbia, Ky., (sister); Mrs. Douglas Durham, Lexington, Ky., (sister); Arda Smith (sister), attending Univ of Okla. Pol. Act. partisan; active since 1920; so far confined to co. matters only. Offices, City Atty., Lovell, 1928; Co Judge at present. Remarks: has lived at Okeene, Lovell and Guthrie. During W. War was in S. A. T. C.; mbr. of Amer. Legion, LeBron Post No. 58, Guthrie.
SMITH, MERLE GEORGE, Guthrie. Dem., Occ., Lawyer. B. Purcell, Okla., Jan. 19, 1899. Edu., h. sch. Norman, grad. 1918; O. UY. 1 1/2 yrs; George Washington Univ., 1/2 yr; Cumberland Univ. 1/2 yr. Wife: Ernestine E. Avant. Cdrn., 1 d. Margaret Sue; 1 s., Merle Jr., Bk. Cos., First Natl; First St.; Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie, Assoc., Ned Holman, pres. First Natl., Bk.; John Adams, Raymond Fields, W. R. Welch, H. T. Anderson, Guthrie. Church, Meth., Clubs & Lodges, Lions; C. of C., Mason, Blue Lodge; I. O. O. F., Imp. Rel, Carland E. Smith, atty., Okmulgee, (bro.). Offices. City Atty., Guthrie; Co. Election Bd 3 yrs. Party Honors, del to co and st. convs. Remarks, moved to Guthrie in 1922 and has lived there since; admitted to bar in 1921; was pres. freshman class O. U.; mbr. Amer., St. and Co. Bar Assn; mbr. Amer. Legion was Adv. LeBron Post No. 58, in 1923; Historial Amer. Legion of Okla. 2 yrs.; mbr Guthrie Bar Assn. Father, Charles P. Smith; born and reared in Okla. 78 yrs ago. was Deputy U. S. Marshal, Purcell for 15 yrs now lives in Pas Arobles, Calif.

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STOCKTON, FRANCIS ASBURY, Coyle, (above) Dem., Occ., merchant. B. Maries Co., Mo., Dec. 23, 1856. Edu., com. schs., Maries Co., Mo., finished 1872. Wife, Mary Louise, Cleaversville, Mo., Cdrn., 1 s., Thomas Edward Coyle, Bus. Con., general merchandise, Coyle. Bk. Con., Cimarron Valley, Coyle, Assoc., Thomas Edward (son), associated in bus. with him; Dr. Kendall, W. H. Brown, R. f. Perkins, Crescent; M. E. Fruin, banker; E. E. Carter, banker; Rouhl Gephart, druggist; John Fry, cashier Cimarron Valley, Bk.; (pol.) J. D. Murphy, David Barrett; Mr. Basel, treas of Payne Co.,; Walter Hurt, First Natl. Bk., Stillwater; J. M. Graves, Perkins; Harry McCreight, Guthrie. Church. Chris. Clubs & Lodges, C. of C.; pres. Cemetery Assn.; M. W. A. Imp. Rel., John W. Lester, (father-in-law). Pol. Act. locally independent, but nationally partisan; active for 40 yrs.; prefers to work through personal contacts. Offices, Co. Road Overseer 1895-98; mbr. City Council 1908. Party Honors, del to co., convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1894; farmed in Payne Co, till 1907; moved to Coyle in 1907. Active in community and worker on behalf of good roads, mbr. of Coyle Council of Defense during W. War. and Chmn. last Liberty Loan drive, Coyle.
SWEARINGEN, HARMON THEO, Guthrie, Independent, registered a Dem. Occ. photographer. B., Bloomington, Ind., March 3, 1870. Edu., com. sch., Garnett., Kan., Wife., Jessie J. Swift. Mound City, Kan., Cdrn., 1 s. A. P. Guthrie. Bus. Con. photographer. Bk. Con., First St.; First Natl., Guthrie. Clubs & Lodges, 33rd Mason, Scottish Rite, Shrine; Master Blue Lodge, Albert Pike No. 162 1904 and 1910; Master of Lodge of Perfection 1909-27; pres. of Corporation in charge of Building 1913-25; Master Bus. Body 18 yrs; Master of Perfection 12 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1894 and located at Guthrie. Active in politics only as they deal with Masonic matters.
TALLMAN, ERWIN EDWIN, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., Yellow Cab garage and filling station operator. B. Davenport, Iowa, Oct. 5, 1863. Edu., com. sch. Davenport, Ia., Wife, Carrie Mae Sweet. Cdrn., 2 d., Mattie, wife of E. L. Hagney, solicitor for Burlington Ry., Denver, Colo.; Alice, grad., Chris, Col., Columbia, Mo, associated with him in bus. Bus. Con., Tallman & Co. Guthrie. Bk. Con., First Natlk, Guthrie, Assoc., Henry Dodd, life ins. agent; John Filson, clerk. U. S. Ct.; Ned Holman, Geo. Tipton, J. J. Hildreth, Frank McGuire, Guthrie; (pol.) Col. Shanks, marshall; Roy Teal, Coyle; John Gathers, Meridian; Frank Reinhardt, Guthrie. Church, PRes. Clubs & Lodges 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie; (Wife and d., Eastern Star); Guthrie Country Club. Pol. Act., active in co st and natl Rep. affairs for 39 yrs. Offices. Co. Weigher for 24 yrs. 1903-29. Party Honors. Councilman, 2nd Ward, 1903-04. Remarks, came to Okla. April 22, 1889, and located farm at edge of Guthrie. Chmn. Paving Com. for Guthrie. Interested in Horses and livestock.
TEAL, ROY, Coyle. Rep. Occ., hardware and implement merchant. B. Leginer, Ind., July 13, 1844. Edu. com. sch. Leginer Ind. 1832. Wife. Ellen Cmpbell, Ill. Bus. Con., N. Y. Hardware Store, Inc., Coyle; farming and stockraising. B k. Con., Cimarron Valley; First Natl., Coyle. Assoc., J. H. Bachelor, Austin & Peterson, Joe Blake, Guthrie; (pol.) Fred Werner. O. B. Action, Amos Ewing, Judge Hildreth, Judge Cotteral, Guthrie; Lew Wents, Ponca City; C. C. Stone, M. E. Trapp, Okla. City; W. B. Pine, Okmulgee. Church, Meth., trustee. Clubs. Commercial, pres. 1922-24; treas. 1926-29. Pol. Act. Hoover-Curtis Club partisan, active in st. for 40 yrs.; makes speeches and works through coms, and personal contacts. Offices. City Treas. 1927-29; Mayor of Coyle 1911-23. Party Honors. del to co. and st. convs; Co. Con Committeeman; Chmn. del to st. conv. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1889 and located at Guthrie; moved to Cyle 1910; Sec'y first Co. Fair, 1890; dir. of Cimarron Valley Fair 6 yrs. and of Logan Co. free Fair 3 yrs.
THOMPSON, JOHN S., Coyle, Dem. Occ., merchant. B. Liberty, Mo., Sept. 29, 1842. Edu., com sch., Liberty, Mo., completed 1878; William Jewel Col. Liberty grad. 1880. Wife, Mrs. Ruth Smith, active in politics. Cdrn., 2 d., twins Molly, wife of C. W. Phillips, Coyle, Sarah F., wife of C. R. Taylor. Bus. Con., Thompson & Phillips. Groceries and Dry Goods. Bk. Con., Cimarron Valley, Coyle; Okla. St. Mulhall. Assoc. C. W. Phillips, partner in bus.; E. E. Carter, R. J. Gephart, Joe Moss, Roy Teal, hardware merchant; V. L. Minnick, Coyle; (pol.) Walter Matthews, Mulhall; John Harkins, W. H. Brown, Crescent,; I. W. Bebout, Orlando; Judge Bierer, Judge Dale, John O';Neil, retired farmer, Marshall; Col. O. B. Acton. Church. Pres. Clubs & Lodges. Commercial; 32nd Mason. Scottish Rite, Guthrie Con?istory; M. W. A. Pol. Act. is nationally partisan, locally independent; active for 42 yrs.; sometimes makes speeches, but works mostly through personal contacts and coms. Offices. postmaster, Mulhall 1912-20; Prct. Committeeman, Crescent, 1940; Orlando, 1902-08. Party Honors, del to co. and st. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1898; lived north of Crescent 1898-1902; Orlando, 1902-08; Mulhall, 1908-22; Coyle since. Advocate of good road movements and movements for civic bitterment; mbr. Local Council of Defense during W. War; active on all Red Cross and Liberty Loan drives. Hobby, out door sports.
THOMPSON, JOHN THOMAS, Guthrie. Dem. Occ. publisher. B. Nashville, Tenn, Dec. 26, 1876. Edu., com. sch. Russelllville; Univ. of Ark. grad. 1903. Wife. Bertha Jane Dodson, Russellville, Ark. Cdrn. 1 s. Fred, Norman. Bus Con. Co-Operative Publishing Co. T. H. Harmon, pres.; Fred H. Byers, sec'y-treas.; J. T. Thompson, credit mgr.; taught Wetumpka 1903-04; Holdenville 1904-05; Russellville, Ark 1905-08; Muskogee 1908-13; Okla. St. Bk. Council Hill Muskogee Co. 1913-19;Okla. City 1919-21; Guthrie Co-Operative Pub. Co since 1921. Assoc. T. H. Harmon, Guthrie; A. S. J. Shaw, Okla. City; N. F. Hancock, Muskogee; Chas. Freeman. Checotah; J. S. Cooper, Wewoka; P. A. Janeway, Okla. City, Church. Meth, South. Clubs & Lodges Mason, Blue Lodge, Guthrie Pol. Act. Sec'y Election Bd. Muskogee 1910; Prct Committeeman 1910; defeated candidate for Legis from Muskogee Co 1924. Offices Chief Clerk St. Highway Dept. 1919-21. Party Honors. del to st. and co. convs. 1910-12. Remarks, is a mbr. of Executive Com. Retail Credit Mens Assn.; on Council of Defense 1917-18; and a 4-minute man during W. War.
THOMPSON, WILLIAM JOSEPH, Lovell, Rep. Occ. banker B. Kane Co., Ill, Feb 1, 1867. Edu. h. sch.; DeKalb Co. Ill., grad. 1885. Wife, Martha VanVoorhis. Cdrn, 2 s. William Joseph Jr. teller Security Natl. Bk. Okla. City; Willard Y. Brown Univ. Providence R. I.; 1 d. Mrs. Lacy Thompson Miller, Okla. City (hus. geologist with W. E. Ramsey). Bus. Con. First St. Bk. Lovell.; Exchange Ntl. Bk., Tulsa; Security Natl. Bk., and Amer. First Natl Bk, Okla. City. Assoc., Jhn Lovell, Guy McCandless, John Hyatt C. C. Ahsmuhs, H. C. Wehrenberg; (pol) John Adams, Frank McGuire, O. E. Acton, Guthrie; John M. Pollard. Lovell; Fred Woodward, Dewey; H. W. Granow, Earl Fiesher, Edmond; Robt. Q. Blakeny, Okla. City. Church, Meth., Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Guthrie Consistory; K. of P. past Chancellor. Imp. Rel. Enos D. Thompson, farmer, Wellston (bro.) Pol. Act. in local affairs is independent, in natl., Rep.; active for 40 yrs mostly through personal contracts, and confined to his prct. Offices, City Alderman, Hubbard, Ia, 1903-04. Party Honors, del to co. convs. Harden Co. Ia.; Twp. Committeeman, Harden Co. Is., Remarks, came to Okla. in 1907; Okla. City 1907-23; Lovell since. Owner of property where the Cromwell deep well, north of St. Capitol is being drilled.
TIPTON, GEORGE, Guthrie. Rep. Occ., banker. B. Cooke Co., Tex., Jan. 31, 1876. Edu., com. sch., Chautauqua, Kan., finished 1890. Wife, Anna Martha. Cdrn., 2 s., Geo. Jr., sophomore in col. st St. Mary, Kan.; John Guthrie, junior. Bus. Con., v-pres. First Natl. Bk., also trust officer; v-pres. Natl. Lean Co.; pres.Guthrie Building & Loan Assn. Bk. Con., (cor.) Exchange Ntl, Tulsa; American First Natl., Okla. City. Assoc., F. J. Fitzpatrick, Fren Gum, F. M. Deselms, Tom Jenkins, Merle G. Smith, W. R. Welch, Fred Soebl. Church. Catholic. CLubs & Country Club. Imp. Rel. J. A. Tipton, Tulsa, photographer, (bro.) Offices, mbr. Sch bd. 1900-04. Remarks, came to Guthrie in 1899; lived there since; 34 yrs continuous service in First Natl Bk, Guthrie; mbr. Advisory Bd. Guthrie Provident Society; mbr. Co. Council of Defense 1917-1918. Mother, Mrs. Clara V. Tipton, came to Guthrie during the run of 1889 and is livin on her original homesite.
WAGNER, WILLIAM WALTER, Orlando, Rep. Occ. postmaster, B. Seneca Co. Ohio, Nov. 10, 1873. Edu. com. and h. sch. 2 yrs Effingham, Kan. 1894-96. Wife. Anna May Adcock, from Neb. Cdrn. 1 s. James, Hills Bus. Col. Okla. City.; 1 d. Leola, tchr., Orlando. Bus. Con postmaster at Orlando since 1922; taught, Atchison Co., Kan., 1896-98; Noble Co. 1899-1902; Garfield Co. 1902-05; rural mail carrier 1910-22. Bk. Con. Farmers, Orlando. Assoc., C. C. Kersey, Sam Boley, farmer and store; John Schaefer, pres. bk.; Fred Kruse, J. R. Robertson, merchant, Orlando. Church Chris. elder. Lodges, Mason, 18th, Imp. Rel. L. A. Wagner, with O. G. & E., Okla. City; A. K. Wagner, with Ford Plant, Okla City, (bros.) Party Honors. del to co. convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1899, has lived in Noble and Garfield Con., and moved to Logan Co. 1903.
WEGNER, FRED, Coyle, Rep. Occ., farmer. B. Watertown, Wis., Feb. 16, 1865. Edu., Com. sch. Watertown, Wis., finished 1832. Wife. Augusta. Cdrn., 4 s., A. F. and Benjamin, Ponca City; Walter, Homestead; Carl, Hi-Way gas oil.; 1 d. Martha C., wife of Geo. Koehn., farmer in Payne Co. Bus Con., farming and poultry raising, associated with son, Carl, in gas and oil station on highway. Bk. Con., First Natl. Coyle. Assoc., Carl Wegner, son; C. H. Campbell, Geo. Rouse, Chas. Hawland, G. A. Hall, J. A. Freudenberger, Coyle; (pol.) Fred Madden, Ed Robinson, W. T. Walker, A. B. Armstrong, Fred Wenner, Mrs. N. M. Carter, Frank W. Wolfe, Ponca City; W. J. Kelly, Marshall. Church, has services at home. Clubs. Farmers Union; mbr. good roads improvement com. Pol. Act., in local affairs is independent, in natl. partisan; active for 35 yrs; works personally, through coms. or by making speeches. Offices, Rep. Cen. Committeeman and treas. in co. for past 10 yrs; mbr. Co. Election Bd. for past 6 yrs; Assesso and trustee Antelope Twp. Party Honors. del to co. and st. convs. every session; Chmn of Prct. Com. 25 yrs. Remarks, came to Okla. and located at his present residence in 1901. For many yrs. has won first and second prizes on prizes on poultry at co. fair.
WELCH, WILLIAM RAYMOND, Guthrie, Dem. Occ. oil properties. B. Lancaster, Ohio, Sept. 18, 1861. Edu. com. sch., Kansas City, Mo.; Spauldings Commercial Col. 1878. Wife. Alice M. Smith. Kansas City, Mo. Cdrn., 5 s. W. E., Equitable Bldg. & Loan. Ft. Worth, Tex.; Harold E., supt. Co-Operative Publishing Co. Guthrie; Edw. M., farmer, near Guthrie; Wm. R. Jr., (died after return from F. War service 1920); Clarence R. (deceased). Bus. Con., Welch, Acton & Brown, oil properties; firm forced in 1922; operator of Mineral Wells Bath House, Guthrie, 1913-20; interested in drilling 3 wells in Logan Co., 1 producer. Printing and book binding, Kansas City 1878-90; supt. Frank Greer plant, "Okla. St. Capital." Guthrie, 1911; then partner to publishing bus. till 1922. Bk. Con., First Natl, Guthrie. Assoc., Raymond Fields, Anthony Dean., Ned Holman, Harold Betchelor, Sam Gardner; (pol.) Judge C. C. Smith, dist, judge; Mayor Ralph Davis, Frank Rinehart, Frank Bond, Judge Tom Doyle, Judge Fay Lester, Gov. M. E. Trapp, Congressman Swank, Gov. C. N. Haskell, Gov. Frank Frantz. Church. Catholic. Clubs & Lodges. C. of C. dir., instrumental in starting beautification of Logan Co. highways 1928; on Standing Cons. of good roads; mbr. St. Ins. Bd (fraternal) 1918-26; K. of C. past Grand Knight; Grand Recorder St. of Okla.; A. O. UY. W. 1904-18; Grand Master A. O. U. W. 1920-21. Pol Act., natl partisan, local independent; active for 25 yrs. Offices, Mayor of Guthrie since 1929; mbr. Bd. Edu. 1905. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1890 and located at Guthrie. Hobby, fishing and all outdoor sports. Father, Jacob Welch, fought in Civil War and was at battle of Vicksburg.
WENNER. FRED LINCOLN., Guthrie, Rep. Occ., newspaper publisher; County treasurer. B. Tiffin, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1865. Edu., com. sch. Tiffin. Ohio, Married Cdrn., 3 s., Henry S. Portland, Ore.; Robt. M. Guthrie; David J. in hospital at Sulphur for past 10 yrs. on account of injuries received in W. War. (Was first volunteedr in Logan Co. volunteering on day of call as a private and returning a 1st lieut. medical corps, supply office, Base Hospital). Cdrn. 2 d. Mary E. wife of Floyd g. Hopkins, Guthrie; Miss Fanale L. St. C. of C. Okla City. Bus Con., dir. Guthrie Buillding & Loan Assn since 1892. At opening of Okla. 1889, represented Globe Dem. and Chicago Tribune 1889-99. Bk. Con. First Natl. Guthrie. Assoc. F. W. Deselms, J. M. Dolph, Ned Holman, W. H. Boston, I. W. Ralph E. Cook, Guthrie; (pol.) Fred Madden, co. chmn; Fred Wegner, Glen Garquharson, co assessor; Fred W. Green, U. S. Commr.; Guthrie; Horace J. Newberry, Tulsa; Judge Chas. Swindall, Woodward; Mrs. T. B. Ferguson, Watonga, Church, Pres. supt S. Sch.; pres. and sec'y St. S. Sch. Assn. many yrs; mbr. Bd. Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason Scottish Rite, office of Prior; Okla. Consistory; mbr. Finance Com. of Consistory many yrs; Order of Maccabees. Imp. Rel., Frank W. Wenner, treas. of Washington Co. (bro.) Pol Act. partisan nationally, but independent in local and co.; active for 40 yrs. working personally, through comms and by making speeches. Private sec'y under Gov. Barnes, Jenkins and Ferguson. Offices., Sec'y Ter. Sch. Land Bd., 1903-08; Co. Treas. 1923-31. Party Honors, del. to co. and st. convs. many times; mbr.; Co. Election Bd., and Sec'y 1912-25; Sec'y Ter. Con Com. 1910-12; Chmn Co. Conv. many times. Remarks, came to Okla. April 22, 1889 and located at Guthrie; lived at Kingfisher 1901-03; Sec'y st. Louis World's Fair Commission from Okla. 1900-03, in charge of Okla. building. Hobby, raising fruit and flowers.
WESCOTT, GEORGE HARTLEY, Guthrie. Dem. Occ. loans, real estate and insurance dealer, oil and gas leases and royalty. B. Webster, Kan., Feb. 27, 1887. Edu. h. sch. grad. 1904, Fairfield, Neb., Wife, Loretta Maude McCullough, Guthrie. Cdrn., 3 d. Nela Margueritta, Beatrice, Blanche, attending Cen. St. Tchrs. Col., Edmond. Bus Con., real estate, farm loans insurance, and oil leases; dir. in Farmers & Merchants Bk., Guthrie. Bk. Con., Farmers & Merchants, Guthrie. Assoc., Karl Fischer, Edmond; Judge Dale, Judge A. G. C. Bierer, John Reinhart, A. A. Ewing. Guthrie; John Favors, Crescent; William Scylles, Cashion; John Vaughm, Coyle. Church, Chris. CLubs & Lodges, M. W. A.; Mason, Blue Lodge, Consistoory, 32d, Scottish Rite, Guthrie, Imp. Rel., M. F. Wescott, Grocer, Culbertson Heights, Okla. City, (bro.) Offices, Sec'y Co. Dem. Cen. Com. 1924; mbr. Sch. Bd. Dist 18. Logan Co., Party Honors, del to co and at Convs.; Prct. Committeeman, Prct. 5 Ward 2. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1907 and located at Guthrie. Mbr. of Council of Defense during W. War. Interested in stock-raising.
WOLGAMDT, RICHARD BURT, Guthrie, Rep. Occ., druggist. B. Kenton, Ohio, Nov. 11, 1897. Edu. h. sch., grad. ? Ohio Northern Univ. Ada., Ohio, grad. 1902. Wife. Nell Jane Lloyd, Ada, Ohio. Cdrn., 1 d., Mrs. Katherine, wife of Guy Thomas Roe, salesman for Alexander Drug Co. Okla. City. Bus. Con. Wolgamdt Bros.; Guthrie Bldg & Loan Assn., dir.; orchard Park Drug Co., Main & Western, Okla. City, (*operated by A. M. Wolgamdt, bro.) Bk. Con., First Natl, Guthrie Assoc., Tom Jenkins, clothing.; T. H. Davis, undertaker; Ned Holman, Floyd Lentz, clothing; Fred Lentz, gen. mdse.; B. Cooksey, C. Frazier, druggist, Guthrie, Church, Chris. Clubs & Lodges, 32nd Mason, Scottish Rite, Consistory, Guthrie; C. of C. Past dir. Offices, mbr. Sch. Rd., Remarks, came to Okla. in 1907 and located in Guthrie, On. C. of C. good roads com.
WOODS, FRANK MUCHEL, Guthrie, Dem. Occ., tailor. B. Ireland., Jan. 1, 1866. Edu., com. sch. Ireland completed 1884. Married. Cdrn. 2 d. Alexia Jane. Kathleen., Bk. Con., First Natl, Guthrie, Assoc., John Mahoney, E. L. Hirschi, J. P. Winton, J. J. McNulty, Geo. Tipton; Guthrie; (pol.) W. R. Welch, repr.; Frank Reinhardt, repr.; R. B. McKeen, Sheriff; E. L. Hirschi, atty.; Mayor Ralph Davis, Guthrie, M. E. Trapp, Judge Ten Doyle, Geo. Mechlin, Okla. City; Amon Ewing, Fred Parkenheimer, Guthrie, Church, Catholic. Clubs & Lodges, Guthrie Country Club; K. of C. Imp. Rel., Peter E. Pasque, Southwestern News Co., (Son-in-law) Pol. Act. Independent; active 20 yrs works through coms. Party Honors, Prct Insp 5 yrs. Remraks, came to Okla. in 1893 and located at Newkirk; Guthrie 1901; Cushing 1918 and back to Guthrie in 1923.
WYANT, ELMER JOHN. Orlando, Rep. Occ., farmer., B., Carlton, Ill., Dec. 7, 1869. Edu. com. sch. Morrisonville, Ill. Wife, Julia Ellen Mitchell, Morisonville, Ill., Cdrn., 3 s., Joseph E. Willis, Orlando; Clyde W. freshman in Okla A. & M. Col.; 4 d., Nellie J., wife of A. M. Scott; Carie M., wife of R. W. Barckett; and Irene, Orlando; and Edith O. wife of M. G. Steele, Okla. City. Bus. Con., farmer until 1915; mgr. telephone company, Orlando 1910-28. Bk. Con., Farmers, Orlando; Okla. St. Mulhall, Assoc. W. W. Wagner, Postmaster, Orlando; C. C. Kersey mgr. lumber yard, Orlando P. H. Gilmore, E. J. Murphy, J. E. Robinson. Church. Evangelical. trustee. Imp. Rel. Floyd B. Wyant, farmer, Mulhall, (bro.) Offices, Chmn, Twp. Com.; Twp. Clerk since 1914. Party Honors. attends on convs. Remarks, came to Okla. in 1897 and located on farm near Orlando; moved to Orlando in 1915.


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