Edmondson, James Howard, 1925-1971

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Dates:
Birth 1925-09-27
Death 1971-11-17

Biographical notes:

James Howard Edmondson was elected as a Democrat to the Oklahoma governorship in 1958. In January 1963, Edmondson was appointed to succeed the late Robert S. Kerr in the U.S. Senate. Edmondson was defeated in the run-off primary for that Senate seat in 1964. He then retired to the private practice of law in Oklahoma City. By 1970, Edmondson was considering a political comeback, but in November 1971, he suffered a fatal heart attack in his Edmond home.

From the description of Congressional papers, 1958-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45816029

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Subjects:

  • Political Campaigns
  • Prohibition

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Places:

  • Arkansas River (as recorded)
  • Oklahoma (as recorded)