Name: Ozier, Whit (1919-2004)Fuller Form: Lois Whitfield Ozier, Jr.



Historical Note: Lois Whitfield "Whit" Ozier was born on October 1, 1919 in Frederick, Oklahoma. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946 and lived most of his life in Lawton, Oklahoma, where he was a salesman, businessman, youth minister, and city councilman. Ozier was also a prolific collector of rare sound recordings, and donated an extensive collection which bears his name to the University of North Texas Music Library. Whit Ozier died in Lawton on February 3, 2004.
Sources:

Lois W Ozier Jr in the U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, via Ancestry.com, viewed February 8, 2021.

Lois Whitfield Ozier Jr in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, via Ancestry.com, viewed February 8, 2021.

Lois Ozier in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, via Ancestry.com, viewed February 8, 2021

City council campaign ad for Whit Ozier, The Lawton Constitution, March 16, 1973, page 6B (14) via Newspapers.com, viewed February 8, 2021. https://www.newspapers.com/image/36599512/

Whit Ozier in the U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, via Ancestry.com, viewed February 8, 2021.

"Deaths," The Oklahoman, February 5, 2004, page 8A, via Newspapers.com, viewed February 8, 2021. https://www.newspapers.com/image/452545197/

Photo with caption, Lawton Constitution and Morning Press, March 12, 1961, page 1, via Newspapers.com, viewed February 8, 2021. https://www.newspapers.com/image/38793908/

"City Councilmen Approve Plaza for New Library," The Lawton Constitution, December 11, 1973, page 4, via Newspapers.com, viewed February 8, 2021. https://www.newspapers.com/image/36649092/

Note Author: Maristella Feustle


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