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18th Oklahoma LegislatureDescription : The Eighteenth Oklahoma Legislature was a meeting of the legislative branch of the government of Oklahoma, composed of the Oklahoma Senate and the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The state legislature met in regular session at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City from January 7 to May 23, 1941, during the term of Governor Leon C. Phillips.As Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, James E. Berry served as the President of the Senate. H. M. Curnutt served as the President pro tempore of the... Page:1576

18th Oklahoma Legislature
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Leadership
President of the Senate:
James E. Berry (D)
President Pro Tem of the Senate:
H. M. Curnutt (D)
Speaker of the House:
E. Blumhagen (D)
Composition:
Senate
42      2     
House
114      7     

The Eighteenth Oklahoma Legislature was a meeting of the legislative branch of the government of Oklahoma, composed of the Oklahoma Senate and the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The state legislature met in regular session at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City from January 7 to May 23, 1941, during the term of Governor Leon C. Phillips.

As Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, James E. Berry served as the President of the Senate. H. M. Curnutt served as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate. E. Blumhagen served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Dates of session

  • Regular session: January 7-May 23, 1941

Previous: 17th Legislature • Next: 19th Legislature

Party composition

Senate

AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
DemocraticRepublican
42244
Voting share95.5%4.5%

House of Representatives

AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
DemocraticRepublican
1147121
Voting share94.2%5.8%

Leadership

Senate

As Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, James E. Berry served as the President of the Senate, giving him a tie-breaking vote and the authority to serve as the presiding officer. H. M. Curnutt of Barnsdall, Oklahoma, was elected by state senators to serve as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate, which gave him the authority to organize the Oklahoma Senate and to serve as the presiding officer.

House of Representatives

The Democratic caucus held the majority of seats in the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 1941, allowing them to elect E. Blumhagen of Watonga, Oklahoma, as the Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and A. E. Montgomery of Tulsa as Speaker Pro Tempore.

Members

Senate

DistrictNameParty
1Julius CoxDem
2E. F. CornelsDem
2T. J. HoggDem
3Jesse TaylorDem
4W. F. HearneDem
5Robert HarbisonDem
6L. E. WheelerDem
6E. D. WalkerDem
7Bill GinderRep
8Floyd CarrierRep
9Charles DuffyDem
10John T. SanfordDem
11Ray C. JonesDem
12Louis RitzhauptDem
13Mead NortonDem
13Boyd CowdenDem
14Jim A. RinehartDem
14Robert BurnsDem
15Gerald SpencerDem
15Theodore PruettDem
16George L. BowmanDem
17Phil LoweryDem
17Bill LoganDem
18Virgil StokesDem
18Joe B. ThompsonDem
19James C. NanceDem
19Homer PaulDem
20H. V. PoseyDem
21James BabbDem
22Tom AnglinDem
23John B. McKeelDem
24Paul StewartDem
25John C. MonkDem
26Raymond D. GaryDem
27Murrell ThorntonDem
27Guy CurryDem
28Paul CarlileDem
29R. H. ShibleyDem
30C. D. WilsonDem
31Henry C. TimmonsDem
32S. E. HammondDem
33Penn CouchDem
34H. M. CurnuttDem
35Ferman PhillipsDem
  • Table based on state almanac.

House of Representatives

NamePartyCounty
W.H. LangleyDemAdair
D.S. CollinsDemAlfalfa
Henry CooperDemAtoka
Merle LansdenDemBeaver
H.F. CarmichaelDemBeckham
R.F. EstesDemBeckham
E. BlumhagenDemBlaine
Ebenezer HotchkinDemBryan
William ParrishDemBryan
Dan T. HunterDemCaddo
Amos StovallDemCaddo
Claude CherryDemCanadian
Bill SelvidgeDemCarter
Ernest TateDemCarter
Dan DraperDemCherokee
Paul WebbDemChoctaw
C.R. BoardDemCimarron
Richard PendletonDemCleveland
Henry BinnsDemCoal
Charles OzmunDemComanche
Dick RiggsDemComanche
Thomas J. HuffDemCotton
Craig GoodpasterDemCraig
Lawrence JonesDemCreek
Streeter Speakman Jr.DemCreek
W.R. DunnDemCuster
George A. WilsonDemDelaware
John W. WilcoxDemDewey
George DavisonRepEllis
Robert CrewsRepGarfield
O.R. WhiteneckDemGarfield
Herbert HopeDemGarvin
Harold FreemanDemGarvin
Dutch HillDemGrady
Tommie JelksDemGrady
C.D. Van DyckDemGrady
J.C. HoffsommerRepGrant
W.L. JordanDemGreer
T.N. CrowDemHarmon
Elzie S. SpicerDemHarper
D.C. CantrellDemHaskell
Paul BallingerDemHughes
Frank GraysonDemHughes
Burr SpeckDemJackson
J.T. DanielDemJefferson
T Bone KingDemJohnston
William H. ClineDemKay
Leonard G. GebDemKay
Robert L. BarrDemKingfisher
Jessie FieldDemKiowa
W.B. McDonaldDemKiowa
Jack BradleyDemLatimer
Raymond H. LucasDemLeFlore
Baysul BelentineDemLeFlore
C.L. MillsRepLincoln
Carl MorganRepLogan
John Steele BatsonDemLove
A.L. McFaddenRepMajor
J. Horace HarbisonDemMarshall
Cicero J. HowardDemMayes
Purman WilsonDemMcClain
Herbert D. FlowersDemMcCurtain
Guy B. MasseyDemMcCurtain
Kirksey NixDemMcIntosh
D.C. MatthewsDemMurray
R.M. MountcastleDemMuskogee
Chester NormanDemMuskogee
Will RogersDemMuskogee
Merle AllenDemNoble
Charles A. WhitfordDemNowata
Glen Dale Johnson Sr.DemOkfuskee
Ben EllisDemOklahoma
Ila HuffDemOklahoma
B.B. KerrDemOklahoma
J.D. McCartyDemOklahoma
George MiskovskyDemOklahoma
Creekmore WallaceDemOklahoma
Paul WashingtonDemOklahoma
F.C. HelmDemOkmulgee
Bill ShipleyDemOkmulgee
Charles BaconDemOsage
Frank MahanDemOsage
C.A. DouthatDemOttawa
Percy M. SmithDemOttawa
Roy BerryDemPawnee
Robert L. HertDemPayne
Elbert WeaverDemPayne
Andy BanksDemPittsburg
E.P. HillDemPittsburg
Elmer HopkinsDemPittsburg
Virgil MedlockDemPontotoc
Moss WimbishDemPontotoc
Bill HighDemPottawatomie
John LevergoodDemPottawatomie
Tom WyattDemPottawatomie
Claud ThompsonDemPushmataha
Wesley B. HuntDemRoger Mills
Dennis BushyheadDemRogers
Walter BillingsleyDemSeminole
Con LongDemSeminole
F.M. StreetmanDemSeminole
Carl FrixDemSequoyah
M.W. PughDemStephens
Pat FitzgeraldDemStephens
Wallace HughesDemTexas
James B. WittDemTillman
Holly L. AndersonDemTulsa
Joe ChambersDemTulsa
Glade KirkpatrickDemTulsa
William F. LattingDemTulsa
William J. MeltonDemTulsa
A.E. WilliamsDemTulsa
D.E. TempleDemTulsa
W.B. LumpkinDemWagoner
John M. HollimanDemWashington
Jesse StovallDemWashita
J.G. PowersRepWoods
Dick HoustonDemWoodward
  • Table based on government database.
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