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Poe B. Vandament

Inducted: 1990

POE B. VANDAMENT (1883-1956) was a pioneer newspaper publisher whose years of service to his profession and to his state and community earned him a place in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1949. He came to Oklahoma before statehood and published a number of papers before buying the Yukon Sun, which he and his wife, May, edited and published from 1929 until 1948. Vandament was mayor of Yukon, president of the Oklahoma Municipal League and president of the Oklahoma Press Association.

Poe B. Vandament
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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 2023 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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