Dennis Howard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dennis Howard
Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture
In office
1995–2003
GovernorFrank Keating
Preceded byGary Sherrer
Succeeded byTerry Peach
Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
In office
1995–2003
GovernorFrank Keating
Preceded byGary Sherrer
Succeeded byTerry Peach
Personal details
Born (1954-09-10) September 10, 1954 (age 65)
Waurika, Oklahoma
ResidenceOklahoma City, Oklahoma
OccupationFarmer, lobbyist
WebsiteOklahoma Department of Agriculture

Dennis Howard (born September 10, 1954) is an American politician from Oklahoma that served as the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture under former Governor of Oklahoma Frank Keating. Concurrent with his service as Secretary, Howard served as the Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture. Howard served as both Agriculture Secretary and Agriculture Commissioner for the entire term of Governor Keating, from 1995 to 2003.

Biography[edit]

Originally from Waurika, Oklahoma, Howard earned a bachelor's degree in public administration and a master's degree in rural adult education from Oklahoma State University. Prior to his appointment as Agriculture Secretary by Keating, Howard served as Director of Public Affairs for Republican Congressman Frank Lucas since 1994. Before working for Congressman Lucas, he served as Director of Governmental Relations for the Oklahoma Farm Bureau from 1988 to 1994. He currently is employed in the Langston University Agriculture Department.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Sherrer
Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture
Under Governor Frank Keating

1995–2003
Succeeded by
Terry Peach
Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
Under Governor Frank Keating

1995–2003