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Whit Mcdonough Grant, American lawyer. Member Democratic National Committee, 1896-1899.

Background

Grant, Whit Mcdonough was born on April 26, 1851 in Seale, Alabama, United States. Son of Thomas McDonough and Mary J. (Benton) Grant.

Education

Graduated from State University of Iowa, 1873.

Career

Practiced law, Davenport, Iowa, 1873-1887. Member Iowa Legislature, 1884-1885. United State Attorneys for Alaska, 1887-1889, closing up the sealing cases so long in dispute between United States and Great Britain.

In practice in Oklahoma, since 1893. First mayor of Oklahoma City, under new charter (commission form of government), term 1911-1915.

Membership

Member Democratic National Committee, 1896-1899.

Connections

Married Kate L. Weagley, October 9, 1878 (deceased). Children: Alice Cory (deceased), Katie Weagley, Marguerite Whitaker.

father:
Thomas McDonough Grant

mother:
Mary J. (Benton) Grant

spouse:
Kate L. Weagley

child:
Alice Cory Grant (deceased)

child:
Katie Weagley Grant

child:
Marguerite Whitaker Grant