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Frank Frantz (R) - 1906-07

Frank Frantz (R) - 1906-07 by Mike Wimmer
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Artist: Mike Wimmer
Sponsor: Public Service Co. of Oklahoma
Dedication: May 5, 2008
Size: 24” x 36”
Type: Oil on Canvas
Location: Governor’s Conference Room

Frantz was born in 1872 and made his home in Medford shortly after the opening of the Cherokee Outlet.  He served with the “Rough Riders” under Colonel Theodore Roosevelt.  After the Spanish-American War, he moved to Enid where he was named postmaster (1901-03).  He also served as Indian Agent of the Osage Agency until becoming Governor on January 13, 1906.  His later life was spent in the oil business until his death in 1941.  He is buried in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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