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The Beginning of Tulsa
(c) Karolyn Kay Garland (1997)
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Brief Histories of the Earliest Tulsans (con't)
W B FREDERICK
W. B. Frederick was one early-day traveling man who became so enamored of Tulsa that he moved to the new town. He made his first trip to Tulsa in 1887. Upon moving here he went into the implement and vehicle business. Later he engaged in real estate and is in that business at the present time. He and Mrs. Frederick have two sons. The family home is at 119 N. Wheeling avenue.
DR. C. L. REEDER
Dr. C. L. Reeder came to Tulsa in 1890 and was a practicing physician here until his death years ago. He occupied a number of prominent positions, serving as mayor, superintendent of health for the county, and as a member of the county, state and other medical societies. He was interested in the first hospital and the first opera house and was one of the organizers of the Masonic lodge and a member of the I.O.O.F., the Knights of Pythias and the Elks. When he died he left his widow, one daughter and many friends who mourned his passing.
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