Muriel H. Wright - Muriel Hazel Wright was born in
Lehigh, Choctaw Nation in 1889. Her Grandfather, Allen Wright, was
Chief of the Choctaw Nation, 1866-70. During her forty-seven years with
the Oklahoma Historical Society, she held many positions including
editor of the Chronicles of Oklahoma from 1955 to 1973. Other works
include: Oklahoma: A History of the State and its People, The Story of
Oklahoma, Our Oklahoma, A Guide to the Indian Tribes of Oklahoma, The
Oklahoma History, Civil War Sites in Oklahoma.
Muriel's honors and awards include: Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Hall of
Fame of Famous American Indians, Oklahoma Historical Society Historians'
Hall of Fame, The University of Oklahoma Distinguished Service Citation,
and Honorary Doctorate from Oklahoma City University.
Presented by the descendants of
Oklahoma Historical Society