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Press Room. Kate Barnard Barde Collection, OHS. The most enduring image of women as participants in Oklahoma history remains that of the sunbonnet heroine afterhomesteading the wilderness alongside her husband, rearing her children, and creating the cultural institutions that prepared the way for statehood. The Pioneer Woman statue, erected in Ponca City, Oklahoma, and dedicated instands as a vigilant reminder of that pioneer heritage.
First Lady or First Gentleman of Oklahoma is the title held by the spouse of the sitting governor of Oklahoma.
The first lady or first gentleman serves as the official host of the Oklahoma Governor's Mansion. As ofthere have been 26 first ladies and one first gentleman. First Lady Hazen has been in that position since her husband assumed office in The position of the first spouse is not an elected one, carries no official duties, and receives no salary.
However, the first spouse holds a highly visible position in state government. The role of the first spouse is the host of the Oklahoma Governor's Mansion. He or she organizes and attends official ceremonies and functions of state either along with, or in place of, the Governor.
It is common for the governor's spouse to select specific, non-political, causes to promote. For instance, former first lady Kim Henry had taken up promoting early childhood education.
Former first gentleman Wade Christensen mentioned his platform revolved around sports in rural Oklahoma. Incumbent Sarah Hazen since January 10, : First Ladies and Gentlemen of Oklahoma. Namespaces Article Talk.
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