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Hall of Fame Member

George H. Evans

Inducted: 1977

GEORGE H. EVANS (1873-1954) became an editorial giant in the early days of Oklahoma, fighting for “single state” statehood and community betterment while editor and publisher of the Chickasha Daily Express for fifty years (1903-53). His campaigning earned him a spot as one of the state delegates to call on President Theodore Roosevelt and Congress in support of “single state” statehood. A founder of Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha, he served as president of the Oklahoma Press Association (1907-08).

George H. Evans
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Selection Process

Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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