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W.F. and Frances Kerr

Submitted by Carolyn McCoy

William F. Kerr was the City Editor for the Lawton State Democrat from 1903-08, managing editor of The Daily Oklahoman, 1908-1910; owner and editor of The Western Oil News in Ringling, Oklahoma, in 1915; founder, manager and director of The Industrial Survey in 1918; and editor for the Oklahoma Publishing Company in 1918. In 1922, Kerr and Ina Gainer published "The Story of Oklahoma City" Later, Kerr worked as a correspondent for the Oil and Gas Journal and again for The Daily Oklahoman as a political writer. After William suffered a debilitating illness Frances went to work for the Oklahoma Tax Commission and also provided a news-clipping service.

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