Allotment #19: David Drake


David H. Drake

Born: 25 December 1874  Died: unknown

A lifelong bachelor, David Drake worked as a ranch hand and cowboy in several different locations across Indian Territory.  Family stories suggest he may have even jumped rail cars for a period of time.  The last known official record of David’s life is found on the 1937 tribal roll, where he was recorded as 62 years old and living in Fairfax, Osage County, Oklahoma.