HOWARD, Everette Burgess, (1873 - 1950)


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HOWARD, Everette Burgess, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Morgantown, Butler County, Ky., September 19, 1873; attended the public schools; learned the art of printing and engaged in newspaper work in Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Missouri; moved to Tulsa, Okla., in 1905 and engaged in the manufacture of brick and in the production of oil and gas; member of the State board of public affairs 1911-1915; State auditor of Oklahoma 1915-1919; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; elected to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); was not a candidate for renomination in 1924, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator; elected to the Seventieth Congress (March 4, 1927-March 3, 1929); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress; engaged in the production of oil and gas in Oklahoma and Texas in 1930; died in Midland, Tex., April 3, 1950; interment in Memorial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.