|Member of the Oklahoma Senate |
from the 26th district
|Succeeded by||Darcy Jech|
|Education|| Texas Christian University (BA,BS)|
University of Oklahoma (JD)
Tom Ivester (born 1969) is a former Oklahoma State Senator representing District 26,which includes Beckham,Caddo,Greer,Jackson,Kiowa,Tillman and Washita counties,from 2006 to 2014. He was an Assistant Minority Floor Leader.
Ivester obtained his BA/BS from Texas Christian University and his JD from the University of Oklahoma.
Tom is married to his wife DeAun and together the two have 3 children:Joseph,Jackson,and Katherine Ivester.
Tom and his family currently reside in Elk City,Oklahoma.
Tom Ivester is an attorney,and colonel for the United States Army Reserves,as well as Third Special Forces Group in the United States Army. In 2018 he successfully graduated the Carlisle army war college located in Carlisle Pennsylvania.His son Joseph Ivester is following in his footsteps. In 2019 he graduated from Lackland Air force base located in San Antonio Texas.
Ivestor is a member of the American Legion and Kiwanis Club.
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