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state legislator

Claud BRIGGS, American State Legislator. Member of A. F. & Master of Arts; Junior Order of United American Mechanics.

Background

BRIGGS, Claud was born on August 12, 1891 in Cameron, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Francis Marion and Mary J. (Eaves) Briggs.

Education

High School.

Career

Elected to State Legislature, Oklahoma, since 1927. One of three lawyers who brought famous Simpson-Hill lawsuit which resulted in Oklahoma Supreme Court holding the attempted session of Oklahoma Legislature (styled the “Ewe Lamb Rebellion”) to be an illegal assembly, and prevented impeachment of Henry S. Johnson, Governor of the State Candidate for State Senate.

Membership

Member of A. F. & Master of Arts. Junior Order of United American Mechanics.

Connections

Spouse Lela Anne McKissack, June 28, 1911, Poteau, Oklahoma.