William Cary Renfrow, Democrat. Served from 1893 to 1897. Born March 15, 1845, at Smithfield, North Carolina, Renfrow left the public schools at 17 to serve in the Confederate Army until 1864. Returning from war he moved to Russellville, Arkansas, in 1865. He was a deputy county official until his removal to Norman, Oklahoma, where he entered the banking business. He became Governor of Oklahoma Territory May 7, 1893, the only Democrat to serve. During his term, the Cherokee Outlet opened and the Oklahoma Historical Society formed. Four years later he returned to business, operating lead and zinc mines and promoting oil and gas discoveries in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. He died January 31, 1922, and is buried in Russellville, Arkansas.