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Governor Frank Frantz
Frank Frantz
9th Governor of Oklahoma Territory
Oklahoma Territory
Term of office: January 5, 1906November 16, 1907
Appointed By: Theodore Roosevelt
Predecessor: Thompson Benton Ferguson
Successor: none
Born: May 7, 1872
Roanoke, Illinois
Died: March 9, 1941
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Political party: Republican
Profession: Rough Rider, Statesman
Spouse: Matilda Evans Frantz

Frank Frantz (May 7, 1872March 9, 1941) was an American Rough Rider and politician who served as the ninth and final Governor of Oklahoma Territory. Frantz would run on the Republican ticket to serve as the first Governor of Oklahoma. Frantz would lose the election to Democrat Charles N. Haskell. Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2, 1890 until November 16, 1907, when Oklahoma became the 46th state. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Roanoke is a village located in Woodford County, Illinois. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: Terra Cotta City[1], Oil Capital of the World Motto: Where the South Meets the West Location Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Government Country State Counties United States Oklahoma Tulsa County Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 483. ... A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Roosevelt and the Rough Riders atop San Juan Heights, 1898 The Rough Riders was the name bestowed by the American press on the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry regiment during the Spanish-American War. ... The term statesman is a respectful term used to refer to diplomats, politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Roosevelt and the Rough Riders atop San Juan Heights, 1898 The Rough Riders was the name bestowed by the American press on the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry regiment during the Spanish-American War. ... A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Charles Nathaniel Haskell (March 13, 1860 – July 5, 1933) was an American lawyer, oilman, and statesman. ...

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Early life

On May 7, 1872, Frank Frantz was born in Roanoke, Illinois, the son of Henry J. and Maria Frantz. Frantz would be educated in Illinois’s public schools and would spend two years attending Eureka College. Following the opening of the Cherokee Strip on September 16, 1893, Frantz and his brothers moved to Medford in Oklahoma Territory. May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Roanoke is a village located in Woodford County, Illinois. ... Eureka College is a school in Eureka, Illinois founded in 1855. ... There were two Cherokee Strips in the United States: The more well known Cherokee Outlet in present-day Oklahoma. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Medford is a city located in Grant County, Oklahoma. ... Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2, 1890 until November 16, 1907, when Oklahoma became the 46th state. ...


Frantz would later work in California and Arizona Territory for an oil company. In 1898, while in Prescott, the capital of Arizona Territory, the Spanish-American War broke out. On May 1, 1898, at the age of 26, Frantz enlisted in the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, which the American press called the Rough Riders. Upon joining the Rough Riders, Frantz would return to Indian Territory and meet the regiment’s charismatic second-in-command, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city located in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 33,938. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Roosevelt and the Rough Riders atop San Juan Heights, 1898 The Rough Riders was the name bestowed by the American press on the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment during the Spanish-American War. ... Indian Territory in 1836 Indian Territory in 1891 Indian Country redirects here. ... Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces which is currently used by the United States Army, United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps. ... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ...


The Rough Riders

After joining the Rough Riders, Frantz was assigned to A Company and given the rank of First Lieutenant. Traveling to Daiquirí, Cuba, the Rough Riders would engage, on June 24, 1898, in the Battle of Las Guasimas, the first clash between American and Spanish forces. Frantz fought valiantly and his performance caught Roosevelt’s eye. First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Daiquirí is a small village, 14 miles east of Santiago de Cuba. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Battle of Las Guasimas was the first true clash of arms in the Cuban campaign of the Spanish-American War. ...

Frantz would be promoted to the rank of Captain due to his skill in the Battle of San Juan Hill.
Frantz would be promoted to the rank of Captain due to his skill in the Battle of San Juan Hill.

On June 30, Colonel Leonard Wood, the commander of the Rough Riders, was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General. Likewise, Lt Colonel Roosevelt was promoted to Colonel and given command of the Rough Riders. On the following day, the fiercest battle of the Spanish-American War would occur: the Battle of San Juan Hill. Frantz’s skill during the battle would forever gain him Roosevelt’s friendship and trust. In the storming of the Spanish fortifications, the commanding officer of his company was killed. Frantz immediately took over the command and led the company to a successful charge. After the battle concluded, in recognition of Frantz’s service, Roosevelt promoted Frantz to the rank of Captain and commander of A Company of the Rough Riders. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (922x651, 130 KB)The Rough Riders charging up Kettle Hill by Mort Kunstler. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (922x651, 130 KB)The Rough Riders charging up Kettle Hill by Mort Kunstler. ... Combatants United States Republic of Cuba Spain Commanders William Rufus Shafter Joseph Wheeler Arsenio Linares Strength 15,000 regulars 4,000 guerrilleros 12 field guns 4 Gatling guns 800 regulars 5 field guns Casualties 124 dead 817 wounded 58 dead 170 wounded 39 captured The Battle of San Juan Hill... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Please see Colonel for other countries which use this rank Insignia of a United States Colonel Colonel is a rank of the United States armed forces. ... Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a physician who served as the US Army Chief of Staff and Governor General of the Philippines. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Combatants United States Republic of Cuba Spain Commanders William Rufus Shafter Joseph Wheeler Arsenio Linares Strength 15,000 regulars 4,000 guerrilleros 12 field guns 4 Gatling guns 800 regulars 5 field guns Casualties 124 dead 817 wounded 58 dead 170 wounded 39 captured The Battle of San Juan Hill... This article concerns the rank and title of Captain. ...


On August 12, 1898, an armistice between the United States and Spain ended the Spanish-American War. In the coming months, on December 10, 1898, with the Treaty of Paris, Spain ceded the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico to the United States and would Cuba gained its independence. Captain Frantz would leave military service behind him, but would gain an abiding friendship with Roosevelt. August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Treaty of Paris of 1898, signed on December 10, 1898, ended the Spanish-American War. ...


Return to Oklahoma

Upon the conclusion of his military service, Captain Frantz returned to Oklahoma Territory and settled in Enid. There he would open a hardware and lumber business. While in Enid, Frantz would meet and marry Matilda Evan of Oklahoma City. Their union would produce five children. Enid is a city located in Garfield County, Oklahoma. ... Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Motto: Nickname: Capital of the New Century Founded 1889 Incorporated County Oklahoma County Cleveland County Canadian County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mick Cornett Area  - Total  - Water 1,608. ...


Three years later, Roosevelt was elected Vice President on the Republican ticket to serve under US President William McKinley. Disaster struck America on September 6, 1901 when President McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition. He would die on September 14 and Roosevelt would succeed McKinley to the Presidency. The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Pan–American Exposition was a Worlds Fair held in Buffalo, New York from May 1 through November 2, 1901. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ...


Frantz's wartime association with now President Roosevelt became a life-long friendship. Frantz would, on several occasions, travel to the White House to spend time with the Commander-in-Chief. On his visits to the White House, Frantz, an athlete and a boxer, engaged in several matches with Roosevelt, knocking him out on three occasions. The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. ...

President Theodore Roosevelt would appoint his friend to the Governorship of Oklahoma Territory.

Immediately, Frantz’s friendship with the new president would be beneficial. Frantz, a fellow Republican, was named the postmaster of Enid by President Roosevelt before the end of 1901. Frantz would serve in this post for another two years, when Roosevelt appointed him Indian Agent of the Osage Agency at Pawhuska. Roosevelt again demonstrated by friendship with Frantz by elevating him to the governorship of Oklahoma Territory. Frantz assumed the office on January 5 and would be inaugurated on January 16, 1906, being the ninth and youngest governor to serve in the territory’s history. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1000x1320, 129 KB) Photograph of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1000x1320, 129 KB) Photograph of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma Territory: George Washington Steele (1890-1891) Robert Martin (1891-1892) Abraham Jefferson Seay (1892-1893) William Cary Renfrow (1893-1897) Cassius McDonald Barnes (1897-1901) William Miller Jenkins (1901) William C. Grimes (1901) Thompson Benton Ferguson (1901-1906) Frank Frantz (1906-1907... Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2, 1890 until November 16, 1907, when Oklahoma became the 46th state. ... If you are looking for different meanings of this word, see Postmaster (disambiguation) A postmaster is a term used in post offices to denote the head or master of the office. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Pawhuska is a city located in Osage County, Oklahoma. ... Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2, 1890 until November 16, 1907, when Oklahoma became the 46th state. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... An inauguration is a ceremony of formal investiture whereby an individual assumes an office or position of authority. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Governor of Oklahoma Territory

Governor Frantz assumed control of the Territory during a time when the citizens of the Territory were seeking statehood. Thus his Governorship immediately became routine. However, Frantz would due many beneficial things for the would-be state.


Governor Frantz made an invaluable contribution to the future of Oklahoma's educational system. Immediately upon coming into office, discovering that oil companies were drilling on land reserved for public buildings after statehood in Pawnee County without obtaining permission. In response, Frantz crafted a policy requiring those companies to lease the mineral rights to the state. Pawnee County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. ...

William Howard Taft would support Frantz in his bid for Governorship. However, Taft's disapproval of the Oklahoma Constitution cost Frantz the Governorship of Oklahoma.
William Howard Taft would support Frantz in his bid for Governorship. However, Taft's disapproval of the Oklahoma Constitution cost Frantz the Governorship of Oklahoma.

After the United States Congress passage of the Enabling Act of 1906, Frantz set his administration into overdrive. Frantz immediately took steps to obtain the remaining amount of land in No Man’s Land, what would be the Panhandle of modern Oklahoma. The Governor’s agents acquired the entire federal domain within the realm of the state. Frantz would lease the land to Oklahoma’s farmers, earning the new state millions in revenue. Description: William Taft, 1908. ... Description: William Taft, 1908. ... William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was an American politician, the 27th President of the United States, the 10th Chief Justice of the United States, a leader of the progressive conservative wing of the Republican Party in the early twentieth century, a chaired professor at Yale Law... Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma The Constitution of the State of Oklahoma is the governing document of the state of Oklahoma, superseded only by the Federal Constitution. ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... Seal of the Congress. ... The Enabling Act (Ermächtigungsgesetz in German) was passed by Germanys parliament (the Reichstag) on March 23, 1933. ... No Mans Land may refer to the following: No mans land, a term for land between two opposing positions that is not occupied Terra nullius, land not claimed by any recognised sovereign state. ... A panhandle is a geographic term for a long and usually thin projection of a U.S. state. ...


After the proposed Oklahoma Constitution was completed in early 1907, Frantz sought, and won, the Republican nomination to serve as Oklahoma’s first Governor. To face Frantz, the Democrats selected Charles N. Haskell, one of the proposed Constitution’s main authors. Frantz would accept Haskell’s challenge to joint public discussions throughout the state, and every problem concerned with the administration of the new state came up and was debated during the campaign. Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma The Constitution of the State of Oklahoma is the governing document of the state of Oklahoma, superseded only by the Federal Constitution. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Charles Nathaniel Haskell (March 13, 1860 – July 5, 1933) was an American lawyer, oilman, and statesman. ...


During the course of the campaign, two nationally prominent figures spoke at various locations: Republican presidential nominee William Howard Taft and Democratic presidential nominee William Jennings Bryan. Though Taft supported Frantz, Taft’s disapproval of Oklahoma’s proposed constitution and his advice that the people vote against it caused the voters to reacted in favor of the Democrats. Frantz lose the race to Haskell on September 17, 1907. One the same day, the voted approved the Oklahoma Constitution into law. Soon after, Congress accepted the Constitution and Oklahoma became the 46th State on November 16. Haskell would be inaugurated that day, with Frantz’s term officially coming to an end. William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was an American politician, the 27th President of the United States, the 10th Chief Justice of the United States, a leader of the progressive conservative wing of the Republican Party in the early twentieth century, a chaired professor at Yale Law... William Jennings Bryan, 1907 William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American lawyer, statesman, and politician. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ...


Later Life and Death

After leaving office, Frantz would move to Denver, Colorado where he would remain for six years. In 1915, Frantz return to Oklahoma to live in Tulsa, becoming the head of the Land Department of the Cosden Oil Company. Frantz would then spend time working the oil royalty business. In 1940 he was elected a director of the Investors Royalty Company. Frantz would make an unsuccessful tempt to reenter politics, running to serve as the Congressman representing Oklahoma’s First Congressional District in 1932. At the age of 68, overcomed with health issues, Frantz would experience his final conscious thoughts on March 8, 1941, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Frantz would be transport to back to Tulsa where, on March 9, 1941, he would die in his own home. Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City 401. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: Terra Cotta City[1], Oil Capital of the World Motto: Where the South Meets the West Location Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Government Country State Counties United States Oklahoma Tulsa County Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 483. ... A royalty is a sum paid to the creator of performance art for the use of that art. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Oklahoma to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Muskogee is a city located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ...


Sources

  • Chronicles of Oklahoma entry
  • Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History entry
  • Frank Frantz
Preceded by:
Thompson Benton Ferguson
Governor of Oklahoma Territory
19061907
Succeeded by:
(none)
The position of Governor of Oklahoma Territory was abolished under the new Oklahoma Constitution. It was replaced by the office of Governor of Oklahoma.
Governors of Oklahoma Oklahoma State Flag
Territorial: SteeleMartinSeay • Renfrow • Barnes • Jenkins • Grimes • Ferguson • Frantz

HaskellCruceWilliamsRobertsonWaltonTrapp • Johnston • HollowayW. MurrayMarlandPhillipsKerrTurnerJ. MurrayGaryEdmondsonNigh • Bellmon • BartlettHallBorenNigh • Bellmon • WaltersKeatingHenry 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma The Constitution of the State of Oklahoma is the governing document of the state of Oklahoma, superseded only by the Federal Constitution. ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma: Charles N. Haskell Democratic 1907-1911 Lee Cruce Democratic 1911-1915 R. L. Williams Democratic 1915-1919 James B. A. Robertson Democratic 1919-1923 John C. Walton Democratic 1923-1923 Martin E. Trapp Democratic 1923-1927 Henry S. Johnston Democratic 1927-1929... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oklahoma. ... This is a list of Governors of Oklahoma Territory: George Washington Steele (1890-1891) Robert Martin (1891-1892) Abraham Jefferson Seay (1892-1893) William Cary Renfrow (1893-1897) Cassius McDonald Barnes (1897-1901) William Miller Jenkins (1901) William C. Grimes (1901) Thompson Benton Ferguson (1901-1906) Frank Frantz (1906-1907... George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. ... Governor Abraham Jefferson Seay Abraham Jefferson Seay (November 28, 1832 – December 12, 1915) was an American lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. ... Charles Nathaniel Haskell (March 13, 1860 – July 5, 1933) was an American lawyer, oilman, and statesman. ... Lee Cruce (July 8, 1863–January 16, 1933) was the second governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... James Brooks Ayers Robertson (March 15, 1871 – March 7, 1938, also called J.B.A. Robertson, was an American lawyer and statesman from Chandler, Oklahoma. ... John Calloway Walton (March 6, 1881–November 25, 1949) was the governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma in 1923. ... Martin Edwin Trapp served as Governor of Oklahoma from 1923 to 1927. ... Henry Simpson Johnston (1867–1965) was the governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma from 1927 until 1929. ... William Judson Holloway was Governor of Oklahoma, who served from 1929 to 1931. ... William Henry David Alfalfa Bill Murray (1869–1956) was a United States Democratic Party politician representing Oklahoma. ... Ernest Whitworth Marland (May 8, 1874 – October 3, 1941) was an American layer, oil businessman, and politician who served as the tenth Governor of Oklahoma. ... Leon Chase Phillips was a governor of Oklahoma, he was born December 9, 1890, in Worth County, Missouri, Phillips moved to Oklahoma at an early age. ... Oil man Robert S. Kerr September 11, 1896 in what is now Ada, Oklahoma January 1, 1963in Washington, D.C., first held elective office when he became Oklahomas governor in 1942. ... Roy Joseph Turner, was a Governor of Oklahoma, Turner was born November 6, 1894, in Lincoln County, Oklahoma Territory. ... Johnston Murray (July 21, 1902–April 16, 1974) was the Governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma from 1951 until 1955. ... Raymond Dancel Gary w as the first Governor to be born in Oklahoma since statehood. ... MLK Library EDMONDSON, James Howard, (brother of Edmond A. Edmondson), a Senator from Oklahoma; born in Muskogee, Okla. ... George Patterson Nigh (born June 9, 1927), was a popular Oklahoma U.S. Democratic Party leader, served as Governor of Oklahoma on two separate occasions. ... Henry Louis Bellmon (born September 3, 1921) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... Dewey Follett Bartlett (March 28, 1919–March 1, 1979), a U.S. politician, served as the second Republican Governor of Oklahoma from 1967 to 1971, following his predecessor, Henry Bellmon. ... David Hall (born October 20, 1930), U.S. Democratic Party politician, He served as Governor of Oklahoma from 1971 to 1975. ... credited to the United States Senate Historical Office David Lyle Boren (born April 21, 1941) was a Democratic United States Senator from Oklahoma from 1979 until 1994. ... George Patterson Nigh (born June 9, 1927), was a popular Oklahoma U.S. Democratic Party leader, served as Governor of Oklahoma on two separate occasions. ... Henry Louis Bellmon (born September 3, 1921) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... David L. Walters David Lee Walters (born November 20, 1951) was the Democratic governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma from 1991 to 1995. ... Frank Keating as Governor of Oklahoma Francis Anthony (Frank) Keating (born February 10, 1944) is an American politician who was the Republican Governor of Oklahoma from 1995 to 2003. ... Charles Bradford Brad Henry (born June 10, 1963) is the Governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ...


 
 

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