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Page Belcher

Page Belcher, American congressman. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1948; named to Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1965. Member 82d to 92d Congresses from 1st Oklahoma district,; Member Great Salt Plains council Boy Scouts American; Member Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar, Tulsa Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (commander 1947).; Odd Fellow,; Club: Varsity O.

Background

  • Following his retirement, he moved to Midwest City where he died on August 2, 1980 at the age of eighty-one.

  • Education

    • He got education at public schools in Jefferson, and Medford, Oklahoma.

      He served in World War I, then returned to Oklahoma and enrolled at the University of Oklahoma in Norman where he studied law and played for the 1918 Oklahoma Sooners football team.

      He was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.

    Career

    • He was admitted to Okla. bar in 1936, also U.S. Supreme Court, other fed. courts;

      municipal judge, Enid, Okla., 1938;

      sec. to Congressman Ross Rizley, eighth dist., Okla., 1941;

      pvt. practice, Enid, Oklahoma.

      After his retirement from Congress, the federal courthouse in Tulsa was named in his honor. In addition, Tulsa is home to the Page Belcher golf course.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Methodist

    Membership

    • Agriculture Committee

    • Arkansas River Navigation System

    Connections

    • father: George
    • mother: Jessie (Ray)
    • children: Page
    • Carol
    • Wife: Gladys
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    Died August 2, 1980
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1934 - 1938
      county clerk, Garfield County
    • 1941
      secretary, United States Republican Ross Rizley

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