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121 N Weenonah Ave, Claremore, OK 74017

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State representative and Will Rogers Memorial Museum Director Biography Tad was raised in Claremore, Oklahoma and graduated from Oologah High School.  He went to Westside Elementary in Claremore and Oologah for Middle and High School.  He played football, basketball and baseball for Oologah. After high…

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Long time resident, local businessman and Claremore Mayor Biography Ray Akin III was born on January 15, 1950 to parents Raymond Payton Akin and Muriel Peggy Bibby.  Ray graduated from Claremore High School in 1968.   As a child, Ray had a paper route that…

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Play Audio A pioneering public official and true servant to her community and fellow citizens. Biography Norma. Eagleton is known for many accomplishments including first female Tulsa city commissioner and Oklahoma corporation commissioner. Norma was the first woman elected to a voting position on the…

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Tom Pool

A local educator whose love for history ultimately led him to serving in local government. Biography Tom Pool’s life in Claremore began with his family’s move here when he was in the fifth grade. He went on to graduate from Claremore High School where he…

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Stratton Taylor

Local lawyer, State Representative and Pro Tem Leader Biography Senator Stratton Taylor is the youngest of four in his family by 13 years, and was the first of his siblings to be born in a house with electricity and running water. His love for education…

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