CAMP, John Newbold Happy, (1908 - 1987)


Campaign postcard, 1968-1974, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

CAMP, John Newbold Happy, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., May 11, 1908; attended elementary and high schools in Blackwell, Douglas, and Waukomis, Okla.; attended Phillips University, Enid, Okla.; engaged in the business of banking; president, Waukomis State Bank; member, State of Oklahoma Legislature, 1942-1962; chairman, Oklahoma State Board of Public Affairs, 1967-1968; served as Republican Party precinct chairman, Garfield County Young Republican chairman, and Oklahoma committee member; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; was a resident of Waukomis, Okla., until his death in Enid, Okla., on September 27, 1987; interment in Waukomis Cemetery.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: John N. Happy Camp, Republican Representative from Oklahoma. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.