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Owen BLACK

Owen BLACK, American State Representative. Member of Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Mu Alpha; American Legion (past post commander); Louisiana Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux (past Grand Chef de Gare, Oklahoma); Chamber of Commerce (ex-director), Lawton, Oklahoma Clubs: Kiwanis, Lawton Golf and Country.

Background

  • BLACK, Owen was born on February 16, 1897 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Clarence and Anna (Owen) Black.

  • Education

    • Public Schools. Lawton, Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma. Geo. Washington University, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws Law Clerk, Justice Rutherford Brett, Supreme Court of Oklahoma, 1917.

      Assistant Clerk Public Lands Committee, Congress of the United States 1917-1918. Private and battalion sergeant-major 32 Artillery Brigade (C.A.C.), and Hdq. IX Army Corps, 1918-1919 (serving in France, 1918-1919).

      Claims Examiner United States War Risk Insurance Bureau 1919-1922. Commenced active practice of law, Lawton, Oklahoma 1922. Appointed City Attorney of Lawton, Oklahoma 1925-1927.

      Re-appointed 1927-1929. Elected to House of Representatives, 12 Oklahoma Legislature, 1928. Appointed 1 Lieutenant, Judge Advocate Genl’s.

      Department Officers Reserve Corps, and active duty for training 1924.

    Career

    • Appointed 1 Lieutenant 158 Field Artillery Oklahoma National Guard since 1926. (during encampments. 1927-1928 served as adjutant 70 Field Artillery Brigade Oklahoma National Guard). 12 Legislature was Chairman of Committee on Municipal Corps., member of Commissions, Appropriations, Constitutional Amendments, Initiative and Referendum.

      Insurance, Private Corps, Soldiers Relief, Military Affairs and Correction of Journal.

    Membership

    Member of Kappa Sigma. Phi Delta Phi; Phi Mu Alpha. American Legion (past post commander).

    Louisiana Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux (past Grand Chef de Gare, Oklahoma). Chamber of Commerce (ex-director), Lawton, Oklahoma Clubs: Kiwanis, Lawton Golf and Country.
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