, Muskogee, OK

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March 28, 2013

Field of four in Wagoner council contest

Two have held Ward I seat before


Meet the candidates

OFFICE SOUGHT: Wagoner City Council, Ward I.

SALARY FOR OFFICE: None, councilors are eligible for health insurance under the city’s plan.

TERM OF OFFICE: Four years.

Jimmy Butler

Age: 51.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Wife, Lorie Butler, two children, Jennifer and Brett, and three stepchildren, Kyndle Cantrell, Justin Cantrell and Blake Cantrell.

Occupation: Semi-retired from American Airlines.

Education: Wagoner High School.

Religious Affiliation: First Baptist Church.

Hobbies: Watching sports and working in the yard.

John E. French

Age: 73.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Wife, Linda French.

Occupation: Retired from Ross-Martin Co. of Tulsa.

Education: Wagoner High School; University of Tulsa.

Religious Affiliation: First Christian Church of Wagoner.

Hobbies: Tutoring, fishing and rebuilding antique cars.

Jerry Merrell

Age: 59.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Wife, Pam Merrell, four children, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Occupation: Unavailable.

Education: Unavailable.

Religious Affiliation: Unavailable.

Hobbies: Unavailable.

Marvin Stanley

Age: 49.

Hometown: Wagoner.

Family: Wife, Nannette Stanley, and two daughters, Sarah DeForest and Hannah Stanley.

Occupation: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation game warden.

Education: Bacone College; Southeastern University in Durant.

Religious Affiliation: Assembly of God.

Hobbies: Hunting and fishing.

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