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Ulysses Stevens STONE

(1878-1962)

STONE, Ulysses Stevens, a Representative from Oklahoma; born on a farm near Weldon, De Witt Township, De Witt County, Ill., December 17, 1878; moved with his parents to Jones, Okla., in 1894; attended the country schools and the University of Oklahoma at Norman; engaged in the banking business at Jones, Okla., 1894-1905 and as an oil operator at Norman and Oklahoma City in 1905; was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Oklahoma in 1918 and for election to the United States Senate in 1926; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1931); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed activities as an oil operator and also interested in investments and real estate; died in Oklahoma City, Okla., December 8, 1962; remains were cremated; interment in Rose Hill Abbey.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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