Reverend Dwayne Ross, a retired minister, portrays Reverend Robert C. St. Clair at the lectern shaped tombstone in the Fort Reno Post Cemetery. Reverend Ross and his wife June also participate in other Fort Reno re-enactments and are wonderful volunteers.
Died: July 14, 1894 Burial No. 113
Robert joined the army as a young man and served in Company “A” of the 15th Illinois Infantry from 1861-65. He became a minister and helped form the Circuit Rider Ministry Association. His interest in the western territories first led him and his wife to the Dakota Territories, and then to Oklahoma Territory. Rev. St. Clair was a minister in El Reno at the First Methodist Episcopal Church until his death.