William C. Grimes
Grimes was born in 1857 in Lexington, Ohio. At 20 he moved to Nebraska. He worked in the newspaper business and possessed a commercial company. Shortly before the Oklahoma Land Run (1889 ) drew Grimes into local Kingfisher County.
In his political offices located Grimes sat for the implementation of law and order in the still very chaotic and rather anarchic Oklahoma one.
- Before 1898: election as sheriff of the district Johnson in Nebraska
- 1898: Grimes is the Republican party leaders, mayors and a Marshal of the United States.
- 1901: Secretary of the Oklahoma Territory ( appointed by President McKinley )
- 1901: Governor of Oklahoma Territory