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Oscar A. Mitscher

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Oscar Augustus Mitscher was a participant in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889. After settling in Oklahoma Territory, he established a merchandising company, and became Mayor of Oklahoma City from 1902 to 1904, the Territorial Period before statehood. He was better known as the father of U. S, Navy Admiral Marc Mitscher, who was notable in the U.S. effort to defeat the Japanese Navy in World War II.
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