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Accession # 1997-P006
Collection Nicklas, Dale
Object Name print, photographic
Description (3) oversized images of the International Kiwanis Council Meeting, In Nov 1945.
Members not identified.

FAMILY HISTORY:
Dale Nicklas came from a family of lawyers. His father, T.D. (Thurston Dale) Nicklas, was born on July 9, 1908 in Junction City, Arkansas. He was ediucated at Cameron College in Lawton, the University of Oklahoma, and at Texas Tech. He was a member of the firm Bledsoe, Nicklas & Chrisman. When the Oklahoma Abstract Company building opened in 1972, T.D.'s office was on the first floor. Arthur Lawrence has a copy of a speech given by T.D., that he made before the Kiwanis Club on October 23, 1975 on Veteran's Day (filed in the Lawrence Collection, Kiwanis folder of 1975-1976.)

T.D.'s son, Thurston "Dale" married Janice Lee Rogers from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After their honeymoon, the couple returned to Ann Arbor, where both were masters degree candidates at the University of Michigan. Dales's studies were in anthropology; Janice's in sociology. The couple returned to Lawton, and Dale went into the family business. He was MGP Director Steve Wilson's lawyer, when Wilson sued the City of Lawton. Dale moved to Colorado, ca 1998. He returned to Lawton, and became a Museum board member in 2008.
Date 1945
Photographer Kaufmann & Fabry
Place Chicago
Search Terms organization, federal