Creek County, Oklahoma Genealogy Trails

BIOS

Casteel, W. R.

Casteel, W. R., Sapulpa, court clerk, was born in Marshfield, Mo., June 19, 1867, son of J. M. and N. A. Casteel. Received common school education in Missouri. Is a Republican and served for two years as a clerk of the district court of Creek County, and is at present court clerk. Odd Fellow. (Men of Affairs and Representative Institutions of Oklahoma, 1916, The World Publishing Company)

Cobb, James H. N.

Cobb, James H. N., Sapulpa, county commissioner of Creek County and secretary of Commercial Club of Salpulpa, born December 14, 1858 at McDowell, Va., son of John A. and Elizabeth A. (Pullin) Cobb. Learned to read and write at the age of 11 years; attended country schools of Virginia and Missouri for only few months. Education came from hard grind and home study. Graduated in law from Lincoln-Jefferson Law School of Hammond, Ind. In 1910, and was admitted to practice in the courts of Oklahoma in 1910. Is a Republican, and was a member of the Oklahoma State Constitutional Convention from District No. 67; was Untied States District Indian Agent from 1908 to 1912 and is now commissioner of Creek County. Is secretary Commerical Club, elected in 1913. Is secretary-treasurer and a director in Sapulpa Bonded Warehouse Company and Secretary and Director of the International Crude Oil Storage Company. Is a Mason and Odd Fellow. (Men of Affairs and Representative Institutions of Oklahoma, 1916, The World Publishing Company)

Wilder, Lew

Wilder, Lew, sheriff Creek County, Sapulpa, was born in Kansas City, Mo., August 8, 1875, son of Charles and Julia. Educated in the public schools. Is a Republican and served as chief of police of Kiefer before being elected sheriff. Belongs to the Elks and Moose. (Men of Affairs and Representative Institutions of Oklahoma, 1916, The World Publishing Company)

 




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