By Tim Talley / The Bulletin
September 30, 2009
OKLAHOMA CITY " Henry Louis Bellmon, who in 1963 became Oklahoma's first GOP governor since statehood and is known as the father of the state's modern Republican Party, died Tuesday. He was 88.
Bellmon, who also served two terms in the U.S. Senate, died shortly before 11 a.m. after a long....