George W. Bellamy

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George Bellamy
1st Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma
In office
1907 – January 9, 1911
Governor Charles N. Haskell
Succeeded by J. J. McAlester
Personal details
Born December, 1867
Died 1920
Resting place El Reno Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lou Blanche Jones
Profession politician, pharmacist

George W. Bellamy (1867–1920) was the first Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma. He served from 1907 until 1911 alongside Oklahoma's first governor, Charles Haskell.

Early life

Bellamy was born in Missouri in December 1867. He married Lou Blanche Jones in Stillwater, Oklahoma on December 5, 1894. They had a daughter named Constance, before Lou's death in 1900. Bellamy worked as a pharmacist.

Political career

A member of the Democratic Party, Bellamy was elected as Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma in 1907, beating Republican N. G. Turk with 132,568 (54.7%) to 100,106 votes (41.31%), and served until 1911 alongside Governor Charles Haskell.[1] He was the first in a long line of Democratic Lieutenant Governors, lasting until 1995.


  1. ^ History of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Office of the Lieutenant Governor (accessed May 16, 2013)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Office established
Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma
Succeeded by
J. J. McAlester
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