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Famous Oklahomans

 

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NAME DATES & BURIAL LOCATION COMMENTS
BELLMON, Henry Louis
imageUS Marine Corps  WW  II
Sep 3, 1921 - Sep 29, 2009
Billings Union Cem, Noble Co.
OK Governor & US Senator
BIGHEART, Chief James
imageCivil War Veteran
1838 - Oct 5, 1908
Buried in Bigheart Cem. Osage Co. OK
Chief of the Osage Nation
Black Kettle ?? - Nov 27, 1868
Buried Black Kettle Museum, Cheyenne, OK
Southern Cheyenne Chief
BUMGARNER, James Scott
"James Garner"

imageMerchant Marine  WW  II
US Army  Korea
Apr 7, 1928 - Jul 19, 2014
 
Film Actor, TV Actor
CARGILL, Henson Feb 5, 1941 - Mar 24, 2007
Memorial Park, OK Co.
Country Music
CARNES, Clarence "Joe" Jan 14, 1927 - Oct 3, 1988 "The Choctaw Kid"
CLARK, Joseph James "Jocko" Nov 12, 1893 - Jul 13, 1971
Arlington National Cemetery
1st Native American to graduate from the Naval Academy (1917)
DEBO, Angie Jan 30, 1890-Feb 21, 1988
North IOOF, Garfield Co
Historian
FLOYD, Charles Arthur Feb 3, 1904 -Oct 22, 1934
Akins Cem, Sequoyah, OK
Bank Robber "Pretty Boy Floyd"
HOUSTON, Temple Lea Aug 12, 1860 - Aug 15, 1905
Elmwood Cem. Woodward
Politician, Attorney
TX State Senator
JAMES, Emeritus Overton
image US Navy "Seabees"  WW II
Jul 21, 1925 - Sep 16, 2015 Governor Chickasaw Nation- President of Intertribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes
KINER, Harold G
image Pvt, US Army WW  II
Apr 14, 1924 - Oct 2, 1944
Aline Star Cem, Alfalfa Co.
Medal of Honor
KIRKWOOD, Herman Clinton
image OK National Guard 20 years
Dec 31, 1942 - Aug 1, 2015 Historian & Founder of OK Outlaw/Lawmen History Assoc
 
MANKILLER, Wilma Pearl Nov 18, 1945-Apr 6, 2010
Echota Cem Adair Co.
1st Woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
McCLANAHAN, Eddi-Rue Feb 21, 1934 - Jun 3, 2010 Actress, TV, Broadway
"Golden Girls"
McCURTAIN, Jackson Frazier
image
Mar 4, 1830 - Nov 14, 1885 Gov & Chief of Choctow Nation in 1882.  Civil War Veteran
Meagher, Thomas F
image
Mar 5, 1878 - Apr 21, 1945 Trumpeter with the Rough Riders
PARKER, Quanah 1845 or 1952 - Feb 23, 1911
Ft Sill Post Cemetery
The Last Comanche Chief
RANDALL, Tony
(Rosenberg, Leonard)
Feb 26, 1920 - May 17, 2004
Westchester Hills Cem, NY
Actor, Comedian
"The Odd Couple"
REED, Jeanne (Kennedy) Dec 30, 1915 - Aug 24, 2009 Poteau Philanthropist
ROBERTSON, Dayle Lymoine "Dale"
image US Army WW II
Jul 14, 1923 - Feb 26, 2013
Burial unknown
TV Actor
Rogers, Will Penn Adair Nov 4, 1879 - Aug 15, 1935
Buried at Will Rogers Memorial Claremore, OK
Humorist, Actor, Author
ROSS, John Oct 3, 1790 - Aug 1, 1866
Ross Cem. Park Hill, OK
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
ROWAN, Daniel Hale "Dan"
imageFighter Pilot US Army Air Forces WW II
Jul 22, 1922 - Sep 22, 1987 Actor, Comedian
Rowan & Martin Show
Sloat, Donald Paul
image
Feb 6, 1949-Jan 17, 1970
Buried Vernon Cem Wagoner Co.
SP4 US Army Vietnam
Medal of Honor Recipient
KIA Vietnam 
Photo
SOUCEK, Apollo
imageNavy Pilot
1897 - Jul 19, 1955
Arlington National Cem
Vice Admiral, US Navy WW I, WW II, & Korean
Stigler, William Grady
imageUS Army  WW  II
Jul 7, 1891 - Aug 21, 1952
Buried Stigler Cemetery, Haskell Co

US Congressman
 
STIPE, Eugene Edward "Gene"
imageUS Navy
WW  II
Nov 21, 1887 - Jun 7, 1942
Memory Gardens, McAlester
State Senator
TINKER, Clarence L
imageUS Air Force
Nov 21, 1887 - Jun 7, 1942 Osage Tribe-1st American General to die in WW II
WAITE, Frederick Tecumseh Sep 23, 1853-Sep 24, 1895
Pauls Valley Cem, OK
Chickasaw Tribe - Cowboy, Member of Billy the Kid's Gang & Politician

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