Claude Weaver

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Claude Weaver
Claude Weaver, Oklahoma.jpg
Claude Weaver, between 1910 and 1915
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's Oklahoma district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Personal details
Born March 19, 1867 (1867-03-19)
Gainesville, Texas
Died May 19, 1954 (1954-05-20) (aged 87)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Leila Ada Reinhardt Weaver
Children Claude Weaver

Floy Weaver

Amelia Weaver

Barbara Weaver

Lucy Weaver

Weaver Claude

Alma mater University of Texas at Austin
Profession Attorney

politician

judge

Religion Methodist

Claude Weaver (March 19, 1867 - May 19, 1954) was an American politician, a judge, and a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma.

Biography[edit]

Born in Gainesville, Texas, Weaver was the son of W. T. G. and Nancy Wilkin Fletcher Weaver, and attended the public schools. He was graduated from the law department of the University of Texas at Austin in 1887,and admitted to the bar the same year. He married Leila Ada Reinhardt, and they had six children, Claude, Floy, Amelia, Barbara, Lucy, and Weaver.[1]

Career[edit]

Weaver practiced in Gainesville, Texas from 1887 to 1895, serving as assistant prosecuting attorney of Cooke County, Texas, in 1892. He moved to Pauls Valley, Indian Territory, in 1895 and resumed the practice of law. In 1910, he moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, once again resuming his practice. There he served as member of Oklahoma City Board of Freeholders in 1910.[2]

Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress, Weaver served from March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1915.[3] He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1914 and for election to fill a vacancy in the Sixty-sixth Congress in 1919. He became Postmaster of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from 1915 to 1923.

Weaver served as acting county attorney of Oklahoma County in 1926. He was Legal adviser and secretary to the Governor, William H. Murray from 1931 to 1934, and district judge of thirteenth Oklahoma district in 1934 and 1935.

Death[edit]

When Weaver died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on May 19, 1954, he was age 87 years, 62 days. He iss interred at Fairlawn Cemetery in Oklahoma City.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Claude Weaver". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Claude Weaver". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Claude Weaver". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Claude Weaver". The Politicial Graveyard. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 

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