Spencer Bernard (politician)
|11th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma|
January 3, 1979 – January 12, 1987
|Preceded by||George Nigh|
|Succeeded by||Robert S. Kerr III|
|Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives|
|Born||February 5, 1918|
|Died||March 9, 2001 (aged 83)|
|Resting place||Rush Springs Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Vivian Opal Bernard|
Spencer Thomas Bernard (February 5, 1918 – March 9, 2001) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Bernard served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma from 1979 to 1987. He also served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
Early life and private career
Bernard was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 1960. He served 18 years, six of which were as speaker pro tempore, the second-in-command leadership position in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
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- Greiner, John. "Former Lt. Gov. Spencer Bernard Dies, Governor orders flags to be flown at half-staff," The Oklahoman, March 10, 2001. (accessed July 24, 2013)
|Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma
Robert S. Kerr III