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Wesley Wade Watkins

Wesley Wade Watkins, Former United States Representative, Oklahoma. President Higher Education Alumni Council of Oklahoma; Oklahoma chairman National Future Farmers American Foundation; member Oklahoma Health Planning Council.; President Ada (Okla). Growth and Development Association Served with Air National Guard, 1960-1966. Member of the Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Masons, Lions.

Background

  • Watkins, Wesley Wade was born on December 15, 1938 in DeQueen, Arkansas, United States. Son of L. V. and Mary Johann Wolfgang.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1960. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1961.

    Career

    • With United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1961. Assistant director admissions Oklahoma State University, 1963-1966. Executive director Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma, 1966-1968.

      Founder, owner construction and land development business, 1968-1976. Member Oklahoma Senate, 1975-1976, United States Congress from 3d Oklahoma District, 1977—1991, 1997—2002. Member ways and means committee, human resources suncom., budget committee.

      President World Export Services, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1991—1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President Higher Education Alumni Council of Oklahoma. Oklahoma chairman National Future Farmers American Foundation. Member Oklahoma Health Planning Council.

    President Ada (Okla). Growth and Development Association Served with Air National Guard, 1960-1966. Member of the Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Masons, Lions.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Lou Rogers, June 9, 1963. Children: Sally, Martha, Wade.
    • father: L. V.
    • mother: Mary Johann Wolfgang
    • spouse: Elizabeth Lou Rogers
    • children: Sally Watkins
    • Martha Watkins
    • Wade Watkins
    Wesley Wade Watkins
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    Born December 15, 1938
    • 1960
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1961
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1961
      With United States Department of Agriculture
      Washington, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      assistant, director admissions Oklahoma State University
    • 1966 - 1968
      executive, director Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma
    • 1968 - 1976
      founder
    • 1975 - 1976
      member, Oklahoma Senate
    • 1977 - 1991
      member, Oklahoma Senate
    • 1991 - 1996
      president, World Export Services
      Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1997 - 2002
      member, Oklahoma Senate
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