Tams Bixby, Jr.

Inducted: 1975

TAMS BIXBY, JR. (1891-1970) achieved national fame as a crusading editor and publisher of the Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat for sixty years. He also was president of KBIX radio station in Muskogee and publisher of the Springfield (Mo.) News and Leader Press. His newspapers were known for their campaigns for better government and community development.