Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Ben Claiborne, a resident of Altus since 1926 and a member of the city council for the past three years, Tuesday assumed duties as mayor of Altus, following election Monday night by the board of five councilmen who assumed duties at the time and held election."
Date: May 3, 1955
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society