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Capitol Report for October 29: Jackson and Munson – two good people – compete in Oklahoma City legislative race … and remembering a good man

On this week’s edition of Capitol Report on News9, commentator Patrick B. McGuigan called attention to a legislative race with two likable and hard-working candidates. In Oklahoma City’s state House District 85, Democratic incumbent Cyndi Munson won the seat in 2014, taking the place of long-time Republican Rep. David Dank. This year, Republican Matt Jackson […]

Robert Dell Lemon, January 3, 1929 – October 22, 2016

Robert Dell Lemon was born January 3, 1929, in Shattuck, Oklahoma, to R.M. Lemon and Fay Taliaferro and died October 22, 2016, in Oklahoma City at age 87. He grew up in Booker, Texas, in the Dust Bowl.  Bob’s grandfather, Gustavous Erasmus Lemon, staked a claim and settled in the Cherokee Strip, Grant County, Oklahoma […]

Human rights activist Bob Lemon remembered as an Oklahoma City treasure

(L-R) Grand Marshall Bob Lemon, rode with his son Chrys Lemon, and Harold Watson in the 2013 OKC Pride Parade while daughter Robyn Lemon Sellers walks alongside waving a Pride flag. Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Robert Dell Lemon (January 3, 1929 – October 22, 2016), attorney and passionate advocate for human dignity and equality, died Saturday at his home in Oklahoma City. He was 87 years old. Born in Shattuck, Oklahoma, in 1929,  equal rights activist Bob Lemon frequently stated, “I grew up in […]

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