Guy R. Old

Inducted: 1991

GUY R. OLD (1893-1986) started his long newspaper career as a linotype operator on the McCurtain Gazette in Idabel in 1913 and later was recognized as one of Oklahoma’s outstanding editors and publishers. He became editor and publisher of the Broken Bow News in 1924. In 1932 he returned to the McCurtain Gazette, where he was publisher until his retirement in 1947. He later was employed by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.