Thomson B. Ferguson (R) - 1901-06
Ferguson was born in 1857 in Iowa and spent his early years in Kansas where he was a teacher and a Methodist minister. In 1889, he made the land run into Oklahoma and secure a claim near Oklahoma City. He returned to Kansas and became an editor and author, but later returned to Watonga to establish a newspaper. After serving as Governor, he returned to newspaper publishing until his death in 1921.
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