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 - to Ex-Chief Bushyhead was twice married, his...
to Ex-Chief Bushyhead was twice married, his first wife being a Mrs. Ala Adair and a sister of John G. Schrimsher, by whom ho had four; children, Jesse C., Kate and Dennis : Bushyhead and Mrs. T. W. Triplet!, all of whom are yet living. After, the death of his first wife he was married to Mi^s Eloiae Butler, a niece of Senator M. C. Butler of South Carolina. Two children by his second wife survived him, a boy and a girl, Ex-Chief Bushyhead was prominent in the politics of his nation from the time he returned from California. Since his term of oflice as chief executive expired he has several times been sent to Washington as a delegate. He was chairman of the commission to treat last year with the Dawes commission, and was strongly in fa»or of treating. Negotiations were defeated, however, on account of full-blood opposition. Mr. BuBhyhead's public life was characterized by progressive ideas and intelligent counsel. He was one of the most advanced Cherokees, who favored allotment of lands as the only safe guard against extinction of tribal government. His candid and outspoken opinions in late years lost him much political inlluence. T

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  1. The Fort Gibson Post,
  2. 10 Feb 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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