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Governor Charles N. Haskell

Term—1907 to 1911

photo of Gov. Haskell

link to letters from Gov Haskell to Pres Theo Roosevelt cover of original 1911 State of the State Address?\click here to get readable version
Account of 1908 incident between Governor Haskell and President Theodore Roosevelt Cover of original 1911 State of the State Address

Research Topics: Constitutional Convention, Prohibition, Maris Investigation, Proclamations, Capitol Location

Related Websites: OKGenWeb—Sooner State Geneology: entry for Charles Nathaniel HaskellWikipedia entry

Descriptive Summary

Size: 13 cubic feet
Creator: Office of Governor
Repository: Oklahoma State Archives
200 Northeast 18th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 522-3579
Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

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Arrangement and Description

Record Group: 8-A

Charles Nathaniel Haskell, Democrat. Served from 1907 to 1911. Oklahoma's first State Governor was born March 13, 1860, in Putnam county, Ohio. He was educated as a lawyer, admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1881, and began practice in Ottawa, Ohio. In 1901, he moved to Muskogee, Indian Territory, where he added to his law practice the promotion of railroads. He was a leader in the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention in 1906. After his term as Governor, from November 16, 1907, to January 9, 1911, he engaged in the oil business. He died July 5, 1933, and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery in Muskogee.

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State of State Addresses: 1907190919101911

Agency History

The Governor of Oklahoma is the chief executive officer of the state and is elected for a four year term. Principal powers and responsibilities are outlined by the state constitution and by statute and include certain appointive powers, the veto or approval of bills passed by the Legislature, the granting of pardons and paroles, the summoning of special sessions of the legislature, and the calling out of the militia. Moreover, the Governor is directly responsible for the preparation of the state budget, serves as an ex officio member of several boards and commissions, receives reports from various state officers and agencies, and is charged with the duty of seeing that all laws are faithfully executed in the state.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of Item], [Box #], [Folder #], Record Group 8-A-[#], Governor's Office Records, Oklahoma State Archives, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City, OK.

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