Samuel Chapman Massingale
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Oklahoma's 7th district
January 3, 1935 - January 17, 1941
|James V. McClintic|
|Born||August 2, 1870|
|Died||January 17, 1941 (aged 70)|
|Spouse(s)||Anna Canaday Massingale|
|Alma mater||University of Mississippi at Oxford|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Unit||Company D, Second Texas Infantry|
Massingale moved to Fort Worth, Texas in 1887 and was employed for a short time as a section hand while he continued to study law. He was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Cordell, Oklahoma, in 1900.
During the Spanish-American War, Massingale served as a private in Company D, Second Texas Infantry. He served as a member of the Oklahoma Territorial Council in 1902. The following year he married Anna Canaday, and they had four children. He ran unsuccessfully for the Sixtieth Congress in 1906.