Biography of Samuel G. Delametter

Samuel G. Delametter, an enterprising and progressive young citizen of Bartlesville, has been identified with insurance interests since 1918, traveling throughout northeastern Oklahoma as a representative of the Business Men’s Insurance Company of Kansas City, Missouri. His birth occurred in Pratt, Kansas, on the 18th of August, 1885, his parents being J. V. and MaryyDelametter, the former a native of the state of New York and the latter of Kansas. J. V. Delametter, who devoted his attention to merchandising in the Sunflower state, made his way to Bartlesville eighteen years ago and first became proprietor of a restaurant here, while subsequently he conducted a laundry and later engaged in dealing in groceries and meats. He now owns and occupies a farm two miles from Bartlesville, receiving royalties from the ten oil wells on the property.

His has been an active, upright and honorable “career and he has long enjoyed an enviable reputation as one of the substantial and esteemed citizens of the community. The demise of his wife occurred more than two decades ago. Their son, Walter F., who is now twenty-five years of age, is an automobile salesman residing in Bartlesville.

Samuel G. Delametter, who was a youth of eighteen years when he accompanied his father to Bartlesville, continued the operation of the Delametter laundry after the latter disposed of his interest therein and was thus actively engaged until 1918, when he sold out and turned his attention to the insurance field, handling life, health and accident insurance. His office is No. 28 Johnstone building in Bartlesville and he travels throughout northeastern Oklahoma for the Business Men’s Insurance Company of Kansas City, Missouri, which has found him one of its most valued and successful representatives. Fraternally he is an Elk.

Energetic, ambitious and progressive, he is making his mark in the business world, while his many attractive social qualities have won him a large circle of warm friends.



Benedict, John Downing. Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma: including the counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig, and Ottawa. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1922.

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