C.M. Barnes

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Portrait of the Governor of Oklahoma Territory (1897 - 1901), Honorable C.M. (Cassius McDonald) Barnes. Born in Livingston County, New York in 1845. Family moved to Michigan when he was age four. In 1861, he enlisted at the age of sixteen and served in the Civil War. After the war, he settled in Arkansas with his wife and three children. He was a Master Mason, Knight and Templar; served as Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal; Receiver of Public Monies, U.S. Land Office; Lawyer; Mayor of the first capitol of Oklahoma, Guthrie; a member of the Oklahoma Legislative Assembly, and a telegraph ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w; 4 3/4 X 7 3/4 inches

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Armantrout 1895/1910.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 103 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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Portrait of the Governor of Oklahoma Territory (1897 - 1901), Honorable C.M. (Cassius McDonald) Barnes. Born in Livingston County, New York in 1845. Family moved to Michigan when he was age four. In 1861, he enlisted at the age of sixteen and served in the Civil War. After the war, he settled in Arkansas with his wife and three children. He was a Master Mason, Knight and Templar; served as Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal; Receiver of Public Monies, U.S. Land Office; Lawyer; Mayor of the first capitol of Oklahoma, Guthrie; a member of the Oklahoma Legislative Assembly, and a telegraph operator. He died in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is buried in Summit View Cemetery, Guthrie, Oklahoma. (Resources: ancestry.com; Newspaper Clippings, Logan County, Oklahoma: The Southwest World, March 10, 1900; The California Digital Newspaper Collection: Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 93, Number 63, 25 April 1897).

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1 photograph : b&w; 4 3/4 X 7 3/4 inches

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  • 1895/1910

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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  • Jan. 8, 2015, 8:23 p.m.

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Armantrout. C.M. Barnes, photograph, 1895/1910; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc232076/: accessed November 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.