Past Presidents

(Living shown in bold)

1906     Omer K. Benedict, Hobart Republican
1907     George H. Evans, Chickasha Express
1908     P.P. Duffy, El Reno Democrat
1909     U.S. Russell, Shawnee Morning Herald
1910     J.P. Renfro, Alva Record
1911     Horace W. Shepard, Altus Times
1912     George A. Smith, Chandler Tribune
1913     A.L. Kates, Claremore Progress
1914     J.B. Campbell, Waukomis Hornet
1915     G.H.Foster, Wagoner Record
1916     Byron Norrell, Ada News
1917     R.H. Wessel, Frederick Enterprise
1918     John Anderson, Snyder Kiowa Co. Demo
1919     J.W. Kayser, Chickasha Star
1920     Richard Elam, Pryor Times-Democrat
1921     J.L. Newland, Frederick Leader
1922     Elmer V. Jesse, Mangum Star
1923     Ed Ingram, Kingfisher Free Press
1924     Edgar S. Bronson, El Reno American
1924     E.A. Gaston, Weleetka American
             (upon Bronson's death)
1925     Clyde E. Muchmore, Ponca City News
1926     E.P. Martin, Miami News-Record
1927     C.S. Storms, Waurika News-Democrat
1928     Jim Biggerstaff, Wagoner Record-Democrat
1929     W.R. Martineau, OKC Live Stock News
1930     N.A. Nichols, El Reno American
1931     Ned Shepler, Lawton Constitution
1932     L.M. Nichols, Bristow Record
1933     James C. Nance, Walters Herald
1934     N.G. Henthorne, Tulsa World
1935     G.W. Archibald, Durant Democrat
1936     P.B. Vandament, Yukon Sun
1937     Harrington Wimberly, Altus Times-Democrat
1938     H. Merle Woods, El Reno American
1939     Dave Vandiver, Chickasha Express
1940     C.O. Doggett, Cherokee Messenger-Republican
1941     Tom R. Phillips, Holdenville News
1942     S.E. Lee, Buffalo Journal
1943     R.V. Peterson, Wewoka Times-Democrat
1944     Wheeler Mayo, Sallisaw Times
1945     Ernst Riesen, Ardmore Ardmoreite
1946     J.C. Hopkins, Stilwell Demo-Journal
1947     O.H. Lachenmeyer, Cushing Citizen
1948     James J. Craddock, Weatherford News
1949     Fred E. Tarman, Norman Transcript
1950     Herbert J. Pate, Madill Record
1951     Joe W. McBride, Anadarko News
1952     Gerald T. Curtin, Watonga Republican
1953     H. Milt Phillips, Seminole Producer
1954     Gaylord T. Newby, Woodward Co. Journal
1955     Ray J. Dyer, El Reno Tribune
1956     George B. Hill, Coalgate Record-Register
1957     Charles E. Engleman, Clinton News
1958     Lou S. Allard, Drumright Derrick
1959     Ed K. Livermore, Sapulpa Herald
1960     Harold Hubbard, Kingfisher Times
1961     N.B. Musselman, Shawnee News-Star
1962     D.C. Frost, Hobart Kiowa Co. Star-Review
1963     M.B. Garber, Enid News & Eagle
1964     Bob Lee Kidd, Jr., Poteau News & Sun
1965     Wallace Kidd, Anadarko News
1966     John Lokey, Tishomingo Capital Democrat
1967     Milo W. Watson, Perry Journal
1968     Willis Lansden, Beaver Herald Democrat
1969     Allan Muchmore, Ponca City News
1970     Ben Langdon, Mangum News & Star
1971     J.L. Jennings, Bartlesville Examiner- Enterprise
1972     D. Jo Ferguson, Pawnee Chief
1973     Harold Belknap, Norman Transcript
1974     Jim Pate, Madill Record
1975     Richard Hefton, OKC Law Journal-Record
1976     Larry Hammer, Cherokee Messenger & Republican
1977     Jack Dyer, El Reno Tribune
1978     Francis Langdon, Tonkawa News
1979     Ken Reid, Weatherford News
1980     Tom McCurdy, Purcell Register
1981     Jim Bellatti, Stillwater NewsPress
1982     Bill Retherford, Tulsa County News
1983     Larry Wade, Elk City Daily News
1984     Don Ferrell, Chandler News
1985     Donn Dodd, Claremore Progress
1986     Jim Mayo, Sallisaw County Times
1987     Joe McBride, Jr., Anadarko News
1988     J. Leland Gourley, OKC Friday
1989     Ted Phillips, Seminole Producer
1990     Margaret Taylor, Davis News
1991     Joe Hancock, Hobart Democrat Chief
1992     John D. Montgomery, Purcell Register
1993     Ed Livermore, Jr., Edmond Evening Sun
1994     Marshall Settle, Chickasha Star
1995     Al Hruby, Duncan Banner
1996     Linus Williams, Stigler News-Sentinel
1997     Tom Muchmore, Ponca City News
1998     Hoby Hammer, Fairview Republican
1999     Wayne Trotter, Tecumseh Countywide News
2000     Jerry Quinn, Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
2001     Sean Dyer, El Reno Tribune
2002     Barb Walter, Hennessey Clipper
2003     Ray Lokey, Johnston County Capitol-Democrat
2004     Joe Worley, Tulsa World
2005     Gracie Montgomery, Purcell Register
2006     David Stringer, Norman Transcript
2007     Stu Phillips, Seminole Producer
2008     Steve Booher, Cherokee Messenger & Republican
2009     Gloria Trotter, The Countywide & Sun
2010     Rod Serfoss, Clinton Daily News
2011     Rusty Ferguson, The Cleveland American
2012     Jeff Shultz, The Garvin County News Star
2013     Jeff Mayo, Sequoyah County Times