Summary: one-term Oklahoma state senator who had served from 1987 to 1991 and was the only Senate Republican to vote for the 1990 landmarked education reform and tax bill House Bill 1017 during his time in the Legislature, and who also fought a bill in 1988 that prohibited children from riding in the back of pickup trucks.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: June 30, 1929
Died: November 17, 2011
Location: Perryville, Arkansas