Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Alfred Wade

1857 - 1858

Sworn in as the first Governor of the Choctaw Nation in October, 1857, at Bogy depot, for a term of two years. Student of Choctaw Academy. Born in Mississippi and emigrated to LeFlore County. Alfred Wade was the son of John Wade. Brothers: Henry, Alex, Jerry, Ellis, Cunningham and Kennedy.