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Encyclopedia > Raymond D. Gary

Raymond Dancel Gary w as the first Governor to be born in Oklahoma since statehood. His birth date was January 21, 1908, and his birthplace, a farm midway between Madill, Oklahoma and Kingston, Oklahoma. He was educated in the local schools and Southeastern State College. After five years of teaching he was elected County Superintendent of Schools and served for four years. In 1936, he began his business career, first in school and office supplies, later as President of the Sooner Oil Company. He was a State Senator from 1941 until he became Governor January 10, 1955, for a four-year-term. He died December 11, 1993, and is buried in Madill. Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong Southern, Western, and Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Madill is a city located in Marshall County, Oklahoma. ... Kingston is a town located in Marshall County, Oklahoma. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...



Preceded by:
Johnston Murray
Governor of Oklahoma
19551959
Succeeded by:
J. Howard Edmondson


Johnston Murray (July 21, 1902–April 16, 1974) was the Governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma from 1951 until 1955. ... 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... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MLK Library EDMONDSON, James Howard, (brother of Edmond A. Edmondson), a Senator from Oklahoma; born in Muskogee, Okla. ...



Governors of Oklahoma
Haskell | Cruce | Williams | Robertson | Walton | Trapp | Johnston | Holloway | W. Murray | Marland | Phillips | Kerr | Turner | J. Murray | Gary | Edmondson | Nigh | Bellmon | Bartlett | Hall | Boren | Nigh | Bellmon | Walters | Keating | Henry

 
 

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