Henry Louis Bellmon (September 3 1921 – September 29 2009) was an American Republican politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. A member of the Oklahoma Legislature he went onto become both the 18th and 23rd governor of Oklahoma and a two-term United States Senator. He was the first Republican to serve as governor of Oklahoma.A World War II veteran Bellmon served a single term in the Oklahoma House of Representatives before running for governor. After serving in the U.S.
active years end date
1967-01-09, 1981-01-03, 1991-01-14
active years start date
1963-01-13, 1969-01-03, 1987-01-12
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
Legion of Merit, Silver Star
Battle of Iwo Jima, World War II
United States Marine Corps
United States Senator, Governor of Oklahoma, from Oklahoma
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