Henry L. Bellmon Senatorial Papers
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- Bellmon, Henry L., 1921-2009. (Person)
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After his military service, Henry Bellmon returned to Billings. In 1946 he was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives where he served one term. He was elected the first Republican governor of Oklahoma (1963-1967), U.S. Senator (1969-1980), and later to a second gubernatorial term (1987-1991). During his second term as U.S. Senator, Bellmon was the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee. He has also served on numerous commissions and boards.
Henry Bellmon has taught classes at Oklahoma City University, Central State University (now the University of Central Oklahoma), the University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University.
Henry Bellmon married Shirley Osborn January 24, 1947. They have three daughters, Patricia, Gail and Ann.
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- Henry L. Bellmon Senatorial Papers Collection Number 1980-004
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