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Edward F. Montgomery

Inducted: 1986

EDWARD F. MONTGOMERY (1918-2009) devoted almost half a century as a highly respected writer and editor, most of it in Oklahoma. Born in Missouri, he was a 1940 journalism graduate of the University of Missouri and first worked for the Shelby County Herald in that state. Following World War II service as a bombardier and navigator, he worked for Bartlesville and Clinton papers. From 1950 to 1981, he was on the staff of the Daily Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Times and Farmer-Stockman, except for three years on the Norman Transcript. He was Oklahoman city editor and Capital Bureau head. As a columnist for the Capitol News Bureau, he wrote fiction for the Saturday Evening Post and Argosy.

Edward F. Montgomery
How to Submit a Nomination

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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