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United States representative , Oklahoma

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.

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