R. C. Pruett
|Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives
from the 19th district
|Preceded by||Randall Erwin|
19 September 1944 |
Pruett authored the legislation that created a license to shoot black bears in four southeastern Oklahoma counties. He is also the owner of three supermarkets in Antlers, Broken Bow, Oklahoma and Valliant, Oklahoma.
Early life and career
In 2004, he defeated Democrat John Williams in the primary, winning his party's nomination. He went on to win the general election. In 2006 and 2008 he was re-elected with no opposition. There was some speculation that he would enter the State Senate Race in 2008, but he announced that he would remain in the House.
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- McNutt, Michael. http://newsok.com/oklahoma-house-speaker-forms-ethics-committee/article/3621401 Oklahoma House Speaker forms ethics committee, The Oklahoman, November 9, 2011 (accessed April 15, 2013)
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