Seay, Abraham Jefferson, Republican. Served from 1892 to 1893. A native of Amherst County, Virginia, Seay was born November 28, 1832. Three years later his family moved to Osage County, Missouri, where he eventually helped to educate himself while assisting in the care of his ten brothers and sisters. He read law and was admitted to the bar in 1861. He also served in the Civil War attaining the rank of colonel in the Union Army at the end of the conflict. He returned to Missouri and alternated between private practice and serving as a district judge. Later, he became president of the First National Bank of Rolla, Missouri, an office he held until his death. In the course of that time he served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma Territory, from which office he was advanced to the governorship. He took office February 2, 1892, and served until May 7, 1893. After his death December 22, 1915, he was buried at Kingfisher.