Daisy, Oklahoma

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Daisy
Daisy is located in Oklahoma
Daisy
Daisy
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Daisy is located in the United States
Daisy
Daisy
Daisy (the United States)
Coordinates: 34°32′9″N 95°44′23″W / 34.53583°N 95.73972°W / 34.53583; -95.73972Coordinates: 34°32′9″N 95°44′23″W / 34.53583°N 95.73972°W / 34.53583; -95.73972
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyAtoka
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Daisy is a small unincorporated community in Atoka County, Oklahoma, United States, along State Highway 43. Located in the northeastern part of the county, Daisy was once a thriving community with a general store, school and other institutions; the post office was opened April 5, 1906. It is said to have been named for Daisy Beck, a local girl.

The most famous person[citation needed] from Daisy is Clarence Carnes, who at 18 was the youngest inmate ever sent to Alcatraz. He is buried on the Indian land not far from Daisy.

Further reading[edit]

  • Shirk, George H.; Oklahoma Place Names; University of Oklahoma Press; Norman, Oklahoma; 1987: ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .