Nigh also signed into law the Oklahoma Franchise Tax Code, which established the franchise tax in Oklahoma. He served as the 17th and 22nd Governor of Oklahoma serving from January 6, 1963 through January 14, 1963 and then again from January 3, 1979 through January 12, 1987. Governor Race - Nov 03, 1970", http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=555738, "Our Campaigns - OK Lt. He had for most of his adult life written key words on his hand to refresh his memory when he stood before audiences. Nigh delivered his inaugural address at the State Capitol, not from a prepared text, but from cryptic notes written on his left hand. GEORGE PATTERSON NIGH was born in McAlester, Oklahoma and attended public schools in McAlester as well as Eastern Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College at Wilburton, Oklahoma prior to joining the U.S. Navy during World War II. Word lid van Facebook om met George Nigh en anderen in contact te komen. At the inaugural address for his second full term, Nigh quoted the Pogo comic strip "We have found the enemy, and he is us. Nigh served as the 17th and the 22nd Governor of Oklahoma and as the 8th and 10th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma. On April 28, 2010, Nigh and his wife were robbed at gunpoint in the driveway of their northwest Oklahoma City home. Nigh was born in McAlester, Oklahoma, and was the son of Wilbur R. and Irene Crockett Nigh. George Nigh is lid van Facebook. Continued…George Nigh’s governorship from 1979 to 1987.  Nigh served from January 12, 1959 to January 3, 1963. Democratic U.S. Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, Chisholm Trail Museum and A. J. Seay Mansion, Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program. People Projects Discussions Surnames January 12, 1987 - January 14, 1991 Nigh served in the House of Representatives for three terms, from the twenty-third through the twenty- sixth legislatures. LeRoy H. Fischer (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1985). Later, Nigh served as president of the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Central State Teachers College in Ada, Oklahoma in 1950. Donna Nigh (born March 9, 1933) is an inductee of the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame and wife of former Oklahoma Governor, George Nigh.She served as the First Lady of Oklahoma for eight years as well as the first lady of the University of Central Oklahoma.She is well known for her service to Oklahomans with special needs and worked to improve the quality of living for citizens with disabilities. ], he is a director and public relations advisor for International Bank of Commerce. Summary – Status Of State COVID-19 Emergency Orders, Summary – State Actions Addressing Business Reopenings, Summary – Public Health Criteria in Reopening Plans, Summary – State Education Reopening Policies, Child and Family Well-Being Learning Cohort, Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council, Reforming Child Welfare Through A Three-Branch Approach, Rural Prosperity Through the Arts & Creative Sector, Virtual Resource Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness.