Charles E. Creager
Born near Dayton, Ohio, Creager attended Ohio public schools and graduated from Northern Indiana University. He enlisted as a sergeant major in the Fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War and served under General Nelson A. Miles in the Puerto Rican campaign. He also engaged in the newspaper business, being the city editor of the Columbus Press-Post from 1899 to 1901 and editor of the Daily Leader in Marietta, Ohio, from 1902 to 1904. He moved to Muskogee, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) in November 1904 and engaged in the newspaper business once more, later becoming publisher and editor of several Oklahoma newspapers.
He was employed in the United States Indian Service and later engaged in oil production until 1934, when he retired. He remained a resident of Muskogee, Oklahoma, until his death there on January 11, 1964. He was buried in Greenhill Cemetery.
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