Richard Gamble Miller

Inducted: 1977

RICHARD GAMBLE MILLER (1890-1970) was an outstanding reporter for the Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times for 48 years (1920-68), gaining his greatest fame for his column “The Smoking Room” by RGM from 1935 to 1968. He traveled 400,000 miles back and forth across Oklahoma to get material for his column, visiting every county and town while becoming the state’s undisputed champion booster and ambassador. His book, See and Know Oklahoma, sold 175,000 copies.