OKC Mayor Candidate G. D. Spradlin Dead At 90
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Spradlin, an attorney for Phillips Petroleum Company, became an independent oilman in 1951 and in the next nine years, amassed a fortune that allowed him to retire. He and his family lived in the huge mansion on Kelley Boulevard north of Northeast 63rd Street.
Spradlin moved to California in the mid-1960s. He starred as a corrupt U. S. Senator in the Godfather and appeared in numerous other popular movies.