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7th Oklahoma Legislature

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President of the Senate:  Martin Trapp (D)
Speaker of the House:  Tom Waldrep (D)
President Pro Tem of the Senate:  R.L. Davidson (D)
7th Oklahoma Legislature
Composition:  Senate 34      10      House 79      30

The Seventh 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 Oklahoma State Capitol, which was completed on June 30, 1917, was now available to state legislators The building was completed on June 30, 1917. They met in regular session from January 7 to March 29, 1919, during the first year of the term of Governor James B.A. Robertson. Among the newly elected members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives was George B. Schwabe, who would soon serve as the first Republican Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Contents

Lieutenant Governor Martin E. Trapp served as the President of the Senate, R. L. Davidson served as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate, and Tom Waldrep served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Dates of session

  • January 7-March 29, 1919
  • Previous: 6th Legislature • Next: 8th Legislature

    Major events

  • The Oklahoma State Capitol, which was completed on June 30, 1917, was used by the state legislature for the first time during the 1919 session.
  • Senate

    Lieutenant Governor Martin E. Trapp served as the President of the Senate, which gave him a tie-breaking vote and allowed him to serve as a presiding officer. R.L. Davidson 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

    Tom Waldrep served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

    Senate

  • Table based on state almanac.
  • House of Representatives

  • Table based on government database.
  • References

    7th Oklahoma Legislature Wikipedia


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