Von Russell Creel

Von Russell Creel holds B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Oklahoma. He was a law clerk for Judge Alfred P. Murrah from 1969 to 1971. In 1971, he joined the faculty of the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He took a leave of absence in 1975 to serve as Chief of Staff for Oklahoma Governor David Boren for two years. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Hall of Fame Inductee

Von Russell Creel
was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in

Recent Publications


Oklahoma Statesman: The Life of David Boren

David L. Boren has had a major influence on Oklahoma. He has held many positions of trust and excelled in each one. This biography reveals his major and discreet roles in some of the most politically and historically important moments of American history.

American Jurist: The Life of Judge Alfred P. Murrah

A "Judge's Judge" best describes Alfred P. Murrah. Someone once said that "Fish" Murrah knew more judges than anyone else in America. That is why he was selected as the Director of the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. Spanning more than a half-century, Murrah's accomplishments as a lawyer and judge are legendary.