Class of 1905

John Archibald “Archie” Maupin

August 23, 1884 – November 28, 1958

John Archibald Maupin, 74, of 8905 N. Military, an attorney, died in his home Friday morning following a heart attack.

Services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday in the Nichols Hills Baptist church, with masonic rites to follow. Burial will be in the Fairlawn cemetery under direction of Sherman funeral home.

Maupin was born August 23, 1884, near Knob Noster, in Johnson county, Missouri, to Charles Smith and Annie Jane (Ramsey) Maupin. He moved to Oklahoma when he was eight years old when his father made the land run and settled a farm four miles north of Perry.

He received his law degree from the University of Missouri in 1908 and began practicing law in Perry in 1906. He moved to Oklahoma City the following year.

A deacon of the Nichols Hills Baptist church, he helped organize the Downtown Baptist church. He was a member of the McAlester consistory, a past master of the Siloam lodge, a Shriner, a past patron of the Nova chapter of the Order of the Easter Star, and a past royal patron of the Maupin Memorial Court, order of the Amaranth.

In 1910 he married Grace Lepine, and two sons from the marriage survive him. They are Carey A. Maupin, Milbrae, Calif., and Robert N. Maupin, Cheyenne, Wyo. His first wife died in 1917. He married Virginia Lee Maupin in 1919, who survives him.

Other survivors include two son, C. W. Maupin, 3208 NW 45, and C. E. Maupin, 2124 SW 68; three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Ann Cooper, 1742 NW 13, Mrs. Jane Hess, St. Paul, Minn., and Nova Marye Moss, 540 NW 45, and 14 grandchildren.