2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame Postponed

To continue to protect our Chickasaw citizens, families and staff in this time of an unprecedented health crisis, the 2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame event scheduled for June 11 has been postponed. A ceremony for 2020 inductees will be planned at a later date. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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James E. "Jim" Amerson
1931 - 2014

Mr. Amerson serves as director of Oklahoma Boy’s State, a program designed to teach citizenship. He served as assistant director of that organization for seven years prior to his appointment as director.

A self-employed engineer, he has also had an outstanding career as a coach and in service to the American Legion. In 1998 he was the first Native American to be elected Commander of the State American Legion. He presently serves as the American Legion national representative for Oklahoma on foreign affairs.

Amerson served as a combat tank commander in the famed 45th Infantry Division, 179th Heavy Tank Company in Korea.

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