Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

G.M. Fuller Presented with Journal Record Award

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

G.M. Fuller Presented with Journal Record Award

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By Ronda Fears Oklahoma City attorney G.M. Fuller, an Anadarko native who was admitted to the bar in 1942, was presented with the 1991 Journal Record Award at the annual Law Day luncheon Wednesday sponsored by the Oklahoma County Bar Association.

Fuller is the 11th recipient of the award, which was presented by Dan Hogan, publisher of The Journal Record. The recipient is chosen each year by members of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Bill Thrash, deputy director of program production for the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority, accepted the Liberty Bell Award on behalf of OETA. The county bar presents the Liberty Bell Award each year to an organization making contributions to the legal profession and promoting public awareness.

Born in 1920, Fuller will be celebrating his golden anniversary of law practice next year. Throughout the remarkable professional expanse, he has gained a reputation of respectful, courteous treatment of friends and adversaries alike.

Fuller has the unique distinction of being admitted to the bar in 1942 before he graduated law school.

Upon entering the armed forces from law school, the bar accepted him, although he only completed his law school work after returning from active military service where he achieved the rank of major. But when he returned to school in 1945, he had an active practice while finishing law courses.

He is a University of Oklahoma graduate, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi.

Fuller was drawn to community and civic affairs in Oklahoma City along with the Oklahoma Bar Association. In 1952, he was elected to the Oklahoma Legislature and served four terms. He has served as president of the Oklahoma County Bar Association and received the OBA Award of Merit for association activities in 1959. He has also held numerous other positions within the county association.

On the national level, Fuller is a fellow of the American Bar Association and attended every annual meeting for 23 years. …

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