Senator Mark Allen was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in
November 2010. He has served on the Agriculture and Rural Development,
Energy, Insurance and Judiciary Committees, along with the
Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation;
and as Vice Chairman of the Transportation, and Veterans and Military
Affairs Committees. He represents Oklahoma Senate District 4 which is
comprised of Sequoyah County and the northern half of LeFlore County.
In 2016, he was elected Majority Whip and appointed Sportsman’s Caucus
Chair and Chairman of the Transportation Committee. He also serves on
the full Appropriations, Education, Rules, and Veterans Affairs
Committees, as well as the Appropriations Subcommittee on Public
Safety and Judiciary.
Mark and his wife Nikki Allen are the owners of Allen Rathole, Inc., a
family-owned business specializing in oil field service. Mark and
Nikki have been married 22 years. They are members of the Victory
Worship Center in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Mark was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma and moved to Wilburton in
1962. In 1963, Mark’s father started Allen Rathole. Mark worked side
by side with his father in the business until he and a partner bought
the business from Mark’s father in 1989. Mark and Nikki continue to
own and operate Allen Rathole today which employs 16 people.
Mark Allen is a graduate of Wilburton High School and served in the
U.S. Navy Seabees as a heavy equipment operator from 1968-1970. Except
for the time spent serving his country, Mark has always lived in
southeastern Oklahoma. He knows rural values and wants to ensure that
we preserve our close-knit communities and agricultural heritage. Mark
is a firm believer in God and country and the Constitution our United
States was built on, and praises the men and women who defend it.
Senator Allen puts his business experience to work for our state. “The
quality of higher education offered at our colleges and technology
centers today means we have one of the best prepared workforces in the
area,” Allen said. “I will continue to work hard to maintain our high
quality of educational opportunities.”
A staunch conservative, Mark Allen is also concerned about
safeguarding traditional values, keeping our families and communities
strong and ensuring that our natural resources benefit Oklahomans and
create jobs in this state. An endowment member of the NRA, Mark Allen
stands strong for Second Amendment rights. Other affiliations include
Pajaro Gun Club Board of Directors, life member of the National
Sporting Clays Association, Ducks Unlimited sponsor, life member of
the American Quarter Horse Association, Sallisaw and Poteau Chambers
of Commerce, and Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 234
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Assistant: Grace
|Allen Rathole, Inc.
3001 Main St.
Arkoma, OK 74901
District Information: District 4
Zip codes Represented
74563, 74901, 74902, 74930, 74931, 74932, 74936, 74940, 74941,
74944, 74945, 74946, 74948, 74951, 74953, 74954, 74955, 74956,
74959, 74962, and 74966
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