J. Howard Edmondson

U.S. Congressperson

1925 – 1971

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Who was J. Howard Edmondson?

James Howard Edmondson was an American politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. He served as the 16th governor of Oklahoma from 1959 to 1963, and a United States Senator from Oklahoma from 1963 to 1964. Elected at the age of 33, Edmondson still remains the youngest governor in the history of the state.

Prior to serving as governor, Edmondson practiced law in Muskogee, Oklahoma, worked as the chief prosecutor of the Tulsa County attorney, and successfully campaigned to become the county attorney in 1954 and 1956.

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Born
Sep 27, 1925
Muskogee
Siblings
Religion
  • Presbyterianism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Oklahoma
Lived in
  • Muskogee
Died
Nov 17, 1971
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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