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Joe Byron Hunt

Joe Byron Hunt, American state official. Recipient Oscar, Iota Nu Sigma, 1957; Citation for Meritorious Service, Employment for Physically Hanidcapped, 1957; Distinguished Service award Government's Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1970; Distinguished Service award Oklahoma Rehabilitation Association, 1970; named Boss of Year, Galatea chapter American Business Women’s Association, 1971-1972.

Background

  • Hunt, Joe Byron was born on January 23, 1907 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, United States. Son of John Fisher and Iuka (Woodall) Hunt.

  • Education

    • Student Oklahoma U., 1927-1928.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Jo Annual Insurance agent, Edna, Texas until 1942. Manager rating department Oklahoma Insurance Board, 1942-1954, president, from 1955. Commissioner Oklahoma Insurance Department, Oklahoma City, from 1955.

      Chief insurance man Chickasaw Nation of Indians, from 1960.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Oklahoma Burial Board, from 1955. Member Oklahoma Highway Safety Coordinating Committee. Member Seminole (Oklahoma) City Council, 1935.

    Board of directors Jane Brooks School for Deaf. Member National Association Insurance Commissioners (federal liaison committee, zone 5 chairman 1960-1973), Professional Fire Insurance Society, International Association Fire Chiefs, Oklahoma Retired Firemen’s Association (honorary life), Federation Insurance Council, American Association U. Teachers Insurance, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Maude Dial, October 8, 1935.
    • father: John Fisher Hunt
    • mother: Iuka (Woodall) Hunt
    • spouse: Anna Maude Dial
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    Died February 8, 1975
    (aged 68)
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