Gus Blackwell

Gus Blackwell REPRepublican

American politician

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Gus BlackwellREPRepublican American politician
66
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OKResidence (state)

Gus Blackwell (born November 4, 1955) is an American politician from Laverne who served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from the 61st district from 2002 to 2014.Blackwell was accused of using state funds and campaign funds to pay for personal travel. He was charged with 32 counts of perjury and embezzlement. In a plea bargain, he pled guilty to only one count, agreed to pay restitution and was sentenced to 5 years probation.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
MBA
1998
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
BBA
1991
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
MDiv
1981
Oklahoma Baptist University
BA
1976
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Representative
Oklahoma State House of Representatives
2002 - 2014
Precinct Chairman
1998 - 2000
Former Majority Whip
Oklahoma State House of Representatives, present
Baptist Student Union Director
Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma
1983 - 2002
Owner
Kids Corner Childcare
1993 - 1998
Adjunct Professor
Oklahoma Baptist University
Adjunct Professor
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Adjunct Professor
Sayre Junior College
Campus Minister
Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Minister
Oklahoma Baptist General Convention
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Member
National Conference of Legislators
2002 - Current
Member
American Legislative Exchange Council
2002 - Current
Member
Camp Gibson Committee
1994 - 2002
Secretary
Panhandle Baptist Association
1998 - 2002
Member
Oklahoma Baptist General Convention
Former Chair
Judiciary Subcommittee, Oklahoma State House of Representatives
Former Member
Long-term Care and Senior Services Committee, Oklahoma State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Oklahoma State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations and Budget Committee, Oklahoma State House of Representatives