Gerald "Cowboy" Curtin

Inducted: 1976

GERALD “COWBOY” CURTIN (1907-1965), a country newspaper editor and publisher, trained many young journalists who went on to responsible positions in the profession. He was managing editor of the Guthrie Daily Leader (1935-37), sports writer for the Oklahoma News (1937-38), and editor and publisher of the Watonga Republican (1941-65). He was president of the Oklahoma Press Association (1952) and served the organization in many capacities.