Obituary – Alcorn, Glenn W.

Glenn W. Alcorn

Class of 1904

Glenn W. Alcorn

June 10, 1886 – January 31, 1936

Funeral services will be held in Tulsa Monday morning for Glenn Alcorn, 49, attorney, who died here today. Burial will be at the Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee, OK. He had been ill for a week, suffering from influenza.

Born June 10, 1886, in Kansas to Stewart and Lillian May (Cummings) Alcorn, he came to Guthrie, Okla, when 3 years old and had lived in the state since. He graduated from Perry high school in 1904 and continued his education, graduating from the law department at Ann Arbor, Michigan in June, 1912. He began his practice as the assistant prosecuting attorney of Muskogee County.

Alcorn and Lucille Milford were married on October 23, 1915, at her parents’ home in Vinita, OK, and established their home in Muskogee.

In 1916 Alcorn was appointed Muskogee County judge, but served only briefly before being called to serve in the military at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Upon his discharge at the end of 1918, he and Mrs. Alcorn returned to Muskogee where he resumed his law practice.

For the last 10 years he has resided in Tulsa where he was law partner of W. E. Disney, First district congressman.

Survivors are the widow, a son, Glenn, Jr., and mother, Mrs. May Alcorn, all of Tulsa.