Search for content in message boards

Herman ODOM & Edward BAUM , Marshals Killed 1909 OK

Replies: 0

Herman ODOM & Edward BAUM , Marshals Killed 1909 OK

Posted: 18 Jan 2009 7:06PM GMT
Classification: Death
Surnames: Odom, Baum

The Daily Oklahoman


Special to The Oklahoman.

Checotah, Okla., March 29 -

Probably the largest crowd that ever assembled in Checotah
attended the funeral today of Herman Odom, son of Sheriff
W L Odom, who was killed in a fight with the Snakes at the
home of Chitto Harjo last Thursday evening. The funeral
services were held at the Baptist church at 2 p.m., conducted
by the Rev. D.E. Millichamp. The Modern Woodmen lodge, of
which young Odom was a member, attended in a body. All the
business houses were closed for two hours.

Herman Odom was 22 years old. He has been in this country
for a number of years and for two years has been doing service
for his father as a deputy. He was well known and popular.

The body of Edward Baum, city marshal, who was killed in the
battle Thursday evening, was shipped to Fort Smith, his former
home, for interment.

Find a board about a specific topic

  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions