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121 N Weenonah Ave, Claremore, OK 74017

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Darnell Jones

Federal judge on senior status with the US District Court Biography Born in Claremore, Oklahoma, Judge Darnell Jones received an Artium Baccalaureus degree in French from Southwestern College in 1972, and a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1975. He…

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Long time resident and local attorney Biography Jim Tanner was born in 1946 to Elmo and Jean Tanner. Jean’s family moved to Claremore in 1903. Her grandparents built Ward Rooms, which still stands on the northwest corner of Will Rogers Boulevard and Muskogee. Jean’s mother,…

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Claremore attorney Biography Following a law career spanning five decades, local trial attorney Bill Scarth earned numerous awards and recognitions, including Oklahoma Magazine’s Top Attorneys in Oklahoma from 2006-2012. Focused mostly on family law and appellate, he received an AV rating by the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell…

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Law enforcement professional and Rogers County Sheriff Biography Scott Walton was elected as Rogers County Sheriff in November of 2008. He was raised in Rogers County, a proud member of the Cherokee nation, and a fifth generation Oklahoma native. He graduated from Claremore High School…

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Ronald Johnson

First Oklahoma Highway Patrol Black trooper Biography Claremore’s own Ronnie L. Johnson was the first Oklahoma Highway Patrol Black trooper.  Lieutenant Johnson was a trailblazer who led the way for countless other African American troopers to serve with distinction.  The law enforcement community and the…

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Former Claremore Chief of Police and Rogers County Sheriff Biography Dewey “Buck” Johnson was born on July 22, 1931 in Peachtree, North Carolina.  The Johnson and Lamb families returned to their roots in Oklahoma when Buck was 5 years old. Buck was an outstanding athlete…

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