Clem McSpadden facts and accomplishments

Oklahoman Modified: July 9, 2008 at 12:32 pm •  Published: July 8, 2008

• Rodeo Cowboys Association-Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Member: 1947-2008

• PRCA Board Member, 1964-1970

• President — Rodeo Cowboys Association, 1970-1971

• PRCA Announcer for ABC's "Wide World of Sports," 1961-1965

• First United States Announcer at Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Stampede and Canadian Finals Rodeo.

• Announcer at National Finals Rodeo

• Announcer at National Finals Steer Roping

• Announcer at National High School Finals Rodeo

• Announcer at College National Finals Rodeo

• Announced a pro rodeo in Honolulu, Hawaii

• General Manager of the National Finals Rodeo

• General Manager of the Indian National Finals Rodeo

• PRCA Announcer of the Year, 1986

• Rodeo Man of the Year - National Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1986

• Announced Opening at the Presidential Rodeo in Washington, D.C., 1983

• Oklahoma State Senate, Served two terms as President Pro Tempore, 1955-1972

• During President John F. Kennedy's "Partners of the Alliance" exchange with Mexico, McSpadden headed Oklahoma's delegation of cowboys to aide certain cities in Mexico. has disabled the comments for this article.

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