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4th Oklahoma Legislature

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President of the Senate:  J. J. McAlester (D)
Speaker of the House:  J. H. Maxey (D)
President Pro Tem of the Senate:  C. B. Kendrick (D)
4th Oklahoma Legislature
Composition:  Senate 34      10      House 78      19

The Fourth 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 the India White Temple in Oklahoma City, in regular session from January 7 to March 17, 1913, and in special session from March 18 to July 5, 1913, during the term of Governor Lee Cruce.

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The 1913 session was marked by the passage of a municipal Sunday closing law, which was favored by Cruce. Lieutenant Governor James Jackson McAlester served as the President of the Senate and C.B. Kendrick served as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate. J. H. Maxey served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Dates of sessions

  • Regular session: January 7-March 17, 1913
  • Special session: March 18-July 5, 1913
  • Previous: 3rd Legislature • Next: 5th Legislature

    Major legislation

  • Sundays - Governor Lee Cruce supported municipal Sunday closing laws and the 1913 state legislature passed House Bill 50, which prohibited a number of Sunday activities.
  • Senate

    Lieutenant Governor James Jackson McAlester served as the President of the Senate, which gave him a tie-breaking vote and allowed him to serve as a presiding officer. C.B. Kendrick was elected by state senators to serve as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate, the primary presiding officer of the Oklahoma Senate.

    House

    J. H. Maxey of Muskogee, Oklahoma, served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 1913 and Charles B. Emanuel served as Speaker Pro Tempore.

    Senate

  • Table based on state almanac.
  • House of Representatives

  • Table based on government database.
  • References

    4th Oklahoma Legislature Wikipedia


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