Claude Weaver, between 1910 and 1915
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Oklahoma's at-large district
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
|Preceded by||Seat added|
|Succeeded by||Seat eliminated|
|Born||March 19, 1867|
Gainesville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||May 19, 1954 (aged 87)|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Leila Ada Reinhardt Weaver|
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin|
Born in Gainesville, Texas, Weaver was the son of W. T. G. and Nancy Wilkin Fletcher Weaver, and attended the public schools. He graduated from the law department of the University of Texas at Austin in 1887 and was admitted to the bar the same year. He married Leila Ada Reinhardt, and they had five children: Floy, Amelia, Barbara, Lucy, and Claude, Jr.
Weaver practiced in Gainesville, Texas, from 1887 to 1895, serving as assistant prosecuting attorney of Cooke County, Texas, in 1892. He moved to Pauls Valley, Indian Territory, in 1895 and resumed the practice of law. In 1910, he moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, once again resuming his practice. There he served as member of Oklahoma City Board of Freeholders in 1910.
Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress, Weaver served from March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1915. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1914 and for election to fill a vacancy in the Sixty-sixth Congress in 1919. He became Postmaster of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from 1915 to 1923.
Weaver served as acting county attorney of Oklahoma County in 1926. He was legal adviser and secretary to the Governor, William H. Murray from 1931 to 1934, and district judge of thirteenth Oklahoma district in 1934 and 1935.
- United States Congress. "Claude Weaver (id: W000224)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Claude Weaver Collection and Photograph Series at the Carl Albert Center
- Claude Weaver at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's at-large congressional seat
At-large district eliminated