George Howard Wilson Edit Profile
AB, Phillips University, 1926. Doctor of Laws, Phillips University, 1975. Student, University Michigan Law School, 1927.
Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1929. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1970. Graduate, National College State Trial Judges, University Nevada, 1970.
Military serviceDuring World War II, Wilson ranked as Colonel within the Judge Advocate General's Department of the United States Army, serving overseas in the South Atlantic Theater of Operations from 1942 to 1946. Congressional electionWilson was elected as a Democrat to the 81st Congress (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951). During his term, Wilson was on the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, and the Subcommittee on Public Health, Science, and Commerce.
With his colleagues he was tasked with considering legislation for a national health program, and toured western Europe for investigation purposes. In 1950, he lost his election bid for the 82nd Congress. Legal and Judicial Wilson served as a deputy district court clerk of Garfield County, Oklahoma in 1928.
From 1939-1942, he was the city attorney of Enid, Oklahoma. Wilson's judicial career included: Oklahoma Supreme Court justice from 1952 to 1968. Chief judge of State Administrative Zone No.
1 in 1967; district judge, 1969. And Chief judge, Division No. 1, Judicial District No.
4. Judge Wilson was also President of the Oklahoma Judicial Conference in 1968. Wilson was also a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1934 to 1938. He also served as director of Oklahoma State Crime Bureau in 1951.
He continued to reside in Enid, Oklahoma until his death on July 16, 1985, and was interred in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Past president board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Enid. Vice president Great Salt Plains council Boy Scouts of America. President board trustees Boy Scout Foundation.
President Enid Community Chest. Chairman advisory board St. Mary's Hospital Served to colonel, judge advisory general's department Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American, Garfield County, Oklahoma bar associations, American Legion, Oklahoma Judicial Conference All State Judges (president 1968), Acacia, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Sigma Rho, Order of Coif.
Clubs: Mason (K.T.), Kiwanian (district lieutenant governor 1961).
Married Myrna Kathryn Reams, June 26, 1929. Children– Jane Kathryn, Sandra Kay, Myrna Lee, George Howard, World War II.
1934 - 1938
1939 - 1942
1949 - 1951
1951 - 1952
1952 - 1969
1969 - 1977
1969 - 1970
1971 - 1974
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