American politicianDied when: 69 years 309 days (838 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Jim L.Barker (June 20, 1935 – April 25, 2005) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma.He is the only state representative to serve four times as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
Barker authored several bills that became national models and addressed as fiscal crisis in the state during his time as speaker.
He was ousted from office during his fourth term, due to political infighting.He died April 25, 2005, of a stroke in Oklahoma City.