New PDF release: Alfalfa Bill Murray

By Jr., Keith L. Bryant


William H. (Alfalfa invoice) Murray is crucial determine within the political background of Oklahoma. No different person contributed so tremendously to the formation of its political institutions—and there has been by no means a extra colourful or arguable personality at the state’s political scene. Flamboyant, unpredictable, and obdurate, Alfalfa invoice grew to become a legend.

President of the Oklahoma Constitutional conference, speaker of the 1st apartment of Representatives, two-term congressman, and governor of Oklahoma, the Texas-born Murray made an indelible mark on his followed kingdom. yet he additionally made enemies. in the course of the fight for statehood he waged a troublesome conflict over the structure, taking over President Theodore Roosevelt and Secretary of warfare William Howard Taft.

As Oklahoma governor, Murray challenged the oil undefined, newspaper pursuits, and the kingdom of Texas. To implement his courses, he trusted the nationwide protect. whereas governor, Murray referred to as out the safeguard forty-seven occasions for tasks starting from policing price tag revenues at college of Oklahoma soccer video games, to patrolling oil fields, to guarding the pink River Bridge throughout the notorious Bridge warfare with Texas.

In 1932 he ran for the Democratic nomination for president, and his repute unfold around the state. while candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt provided a software for nationwide restoration, Murray countered with “Bread, Butter, Bacon, and Beans.”

In describing Murray’s annoyed efforts to maintain the rural American of the 19th century, Bryant has written a perceptive biography providing the 1st essentially outlined portrait of this decided yet rigid man.

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