Services Monday for former Mayor Kenneth Holmes

Ponca City Now - May 28, 2015 10:42 am

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 pm, Monday, June 1, 2015 at Grace Episcopal Church for former Mayor Kenneth Edison Holmes.

He died Sunday in Houston, Texas, at the age of 80.

Holmes served as assistant city attorney for Ponca City, as municipal judge and as mayor of Ponca City from 1974 to 1977. During his tenure as mayor, he established the Marland Estate Commission and was instrumental in Ponca City’s acquisition of the Marland Mansion.

Holmes had a private law practice for many years after his time in public office.

 

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