Lookout, Fred

Lookout, Fred (b. Wahtsake Tumpah)

(?1860–1949) Osage chief; born near Independence in present-day Kansas. He was elected to the tribal council in 1896 and head chief, for the first of nine terms, in 1913. When oil was discovered on the reservation he kept much of the money within the tribe.
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