Harry S. Culver

Inducted: 1979

HARRY S. CULVER (1922-2005) was international vice president-at-Iarge for the Newspaper Guild. He served four terms as secretary-treasurer and two terms as president of the Wire Service Guild. A native of Chickasha, he worked on the Anadarko Daily News (1947-48) and the Shawnee News-Star (1948-49) before joining United Press (now United Press International) in 1950. He headed the UPI Statehouse Bureau in Oklahoma City beginning in 1957, earning the praise of legislators and state officials for his accuracy and fairness in reporting. He has received two state and one national award for excellence in governmental and education reporting.