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Lawtoncityseat of Comanche county, southwestern OklahomaU. Originally part of the Choctaw-Chickasaw lands in the Indian Territorythe area was settled in by the Kiowa and Comanche Indians. A settlement near Fort Sill, a military post established to control the Indians, was organized as a city in ; it was named for General Henry W. Lawton, who was involved in the campaign to capture the Apache leader Geronimo.
Indian lands were then opened to auction, and more than 25, white settlers came to participate. Lawton is in an area of farms, grazing lands, limestone and granite quarries, and oil wells. It is the site of Cameron University Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is in the vicinity. Additional Info.
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KiowaNorth American Indians of Kiowa-Tanoan linguistic stock who are believed to have migrated from what is now southwestern Montana into the southern Great Plains in the 18th century. ing some 3, at the time, they were accompanied on the migration by Kiowa Apache, a small southern Apache band that….
ComancheNorth American Indian tribe of equestrian nom whose 18th- and 19th-century territory comprised the southern Great Plains.
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