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Dewey Follett Bartlett

Dewey Follett Bartlett, United States senator, former governor. Oklahoma. Decorated Air medal. Served as pilot United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Indiana Petroleum Association American (director), Oklahoma Indiana Producers Association (director).

Background

  • Bartlett, Dewey Follett was born on March 28, 1919 in Marietta, Ohio, United States. Son of David A. and Jessie (Follett) Bartlett.

  • Education

    • Graduate Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1938. Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1942.

    Career

    • Partner, Keener Oil Corporation, Tulsa, 1951-1971. President Dewey Supply Company (Oklahoma), 1953-1956. Owner-operator ranch in Wagoner County (Oklahoma), 1958-1964, in Tulsa County, from 1958, in Delaware County, from 1968.

      Member Oklahoma Senate from Tulsa County, 1962-1966. Governor of Oklahoma, 1967-1971. Then United States senator until 1979.

      Board of directors Tulsa County chapter American Red Cross.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as pilot United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Indiana Petroleum Association American (director), Oklahoma Indiana Producers Association (director).

    Connections

    • Married Ann C. Smith, April. Children: Dewey Follett, Joan Chilton, Mike Hopkins.
    • father: David A. Bartlett
    • mother: Jessie (Follett) Bartlett
    • spouse: Ann C. Smith
    • children: Dewey Follett Bartlett
    • Joan Chilton Bartlett
    • Mike Hopkins Bartlett
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    Born March 28, 1919
    Died March 1, 1979
    (aged 59)
    Nationality

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