Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965Alternative names
Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. senator and representative from Oklahoma; b. John William Elmer Thomas in Indiana; studied law there; moved to Oklahoma ca. 1901; resident of Lawton.
From the description of Papers, 1876-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976965
Elmer Thomas was a Democratic politician from Oklahoma. He was a member of the Oklahoma State Senate, 1907-1920, then he represented Oklahoma's Sixth Congressional District in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1923-1927, and the state in the U. S. Senate, 1927-1950. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, 1949-1950, the Committee on Indian Affairs, 1935-1945, and the Special Silver Committee, 1946. Early in the twentieth century Thomas had been a lawyer and real estate developer in the area of Lawton and Medicine Park, Oklahoma.
From the description of Congressional papers, 1900-1954, bulk 1927-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140825
Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator from Oklahoma.
From the description of Elmer Thomas photograph collection, 1927-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166269124
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|Fort Sill (Okla.)|
|Grand River Dam (Okla.)|
|Labor laws and legislation|
|Roads--Design and construction|
|World War, 1939-1945|
|Petroleum laws and legislation|
|New Deal, 1933-1939|
|Veterans--Law and legislation|
|Taxation--Law and legislation|
|Agricultural price supports--Law and legislation|
|Indians of North America--Government relations|
|Practice of law|