Norris G. Henthorne, Sr.

Inducted: 1974

NORRIS G. HENTHORNE, SR. (1891-1962) joined the Tulsa Daily World as a bookkeeper in 1913 and retired in 1960 after ten years as president and thirty-two years as editor. During that forty-seven years he also was a community, state and national leader, serving on a wide range of commissions, authorities and boards. He was president of the Oklahoma Press Association (1934), a member of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and a director of the Oklahoma Historical Society.