Frank Ogilvie “Skipper” Horton

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Frank Ogilvie “Skipper” Horton

Death: August 17, 1948 (67)
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Son of Colonel C. C. Horton (USA) and Isabella Horton
Husband of Gertrude Scovel Horton

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About Frank Ogilvie “Skipper” Horton

US Congressman. He attended the public schools was an 1899 graduate of Morgan Park Military Academy in Illinois and a 1903 graduate of the University of Chicago. He served as a private in Company C, Fiftieth Iowa Regiment during the Spanish American War. In 1905 he moved to Saddlestring, Wyoming and entered the livestock business. In 1921 he entered Wyoming Republican politics and served as a state representative from 1921 to 1923 and as a state senator from 1923 to 1931. He was president of the senate in 1931. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention 1n 1928 and 1936. He was elected to the Seventy-sixth Congress, serving from January 3, 1939 to January 3, 1941. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection and returned to his duties as owner and operator of HF Bar Ranch in Saddlestring.

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