A key figure in helping create the first Chickasaw Constitution

Kenneth Meeler was born in 1930, and was an important figure, key in helping create the first Chickasaw Constitution.

He was known for his activism and dedication to the Chickasaw people. Being a part of the 1983 Election Commission for the Chickasaw Nation, Meeler used his wisdom to help form "a guide for the Chickasaw Nation that will impact generations to come."

The constitution that he helped form was ratified by voters of the Chickasaw Nation in 1983, by a resounding vote of 1,595 to 232. He died in 1984 after accomplishing this feat.


  • Inducted into the Chickasaw Hall of Fame in 1993