Pioneer Sandor J. Vigg - Alva, OK
You will remember Sandor J. Vigg and the prosecuting attorney in the the 1910 murder trial of Nelson L. Miller (Old Opera House Murder of Mabel Oakes), in Woods County, Oklahoma, at Alva and later the venue was changed to Woodward, Oklahoma. We found this additional information on Sandor Vigg in the 1916 history book, A Standard History of Oklahoma, pg. 1501, Vol. 4, by Joseph B. Thoburn.
Sandor J. Vigg received his early education in the schools of his native land and was 12 years of age when he emigrated to the United States with his parents. later he went to the public schools of Barber County, Kansas, and completed his preparatory studies i the Oklahoma Northwestern Normal School, at Alva, where he was graduated in the class of 1906. At that time he entered upon the study of law, i the legal department of the University of Kansas, and graduated there in 1908, with the degree of Bachelor of Laws, and June 4th of that year was admitted to the bar of Oklahoma, after successfully passing an examination before the Supreme Court. He took up his professional duties at Alva, where he opened an office and continued in a general practice until 1910, when he was elected prosecuting attorney of Woods County. In 1912 he received the re-election. In October, 1915, Sandor was appointed county attorney of Woods County, Oklahoma, to fill a vacancy occasioned by the removal of the regularly elected county attorney of Woods County.
Sandor Vigg was a republican and took a keen interest in the success of his party. He was connected with the local lodges of the Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Modern Woodmen of America.
On June 25, 1910, at Cherokee, Oklahoma, Sandor was married to Nettie A. Paul, daughter of Otto and Callie (Davis) Paul, natives of Franklin, Indiana. Callie was born in June, 1884, at Franklin, Indiana, and graduated from Oklahoma Northwestern Normal School in 1908, and before her marriage was for 4 years a teacher in the Cherokee High School. 3 children had been born to Sandor and Cllie Vigg:
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