Guy Stuart Barker II

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Guy Stuart Barker II
Nationality American
Alma mater Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Occupation Entrepreneur, Politician
Known for Member of the Republican Party

Guy Stuart Barker II is an American businessman, and member of the Republican Party. [1] Barker currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Quapaw Nation, located in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.[2] Barker is a member of the Osage Nation and Quapaw Nation.[3]


Barker holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biosystems-Biomechanical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering from Oklahoma State University. Later he earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Oklahoma City University School of Law while interning as a clerk for Chief Justice Noma Gurich of the Oklahoma Supreme Court.


In 2020, Barker became the head financial officer of the Quapaw Nation.[4][5] In October of 2020, Barker opened the Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.[6][7] In December of 2021, working with Bank of Oklahoma and Wells Fargo, Barker refinanced the enterprise's debt and recapitalized. [8][9]

Civic Involvement

In July 2020, Barker, along with his running mate, Chairman Joseph Byrd, defeated his predecessor, a 22-year incumbent, in the Quapaw Nation general election. Barker has since been tasked with treasury management and operations of the Nation’s enterprises.[10]

On April 5, 2022 Barker announced his candidacy as a republican for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district.[11]


  1. Amanda Clinton,"Guy Barker announces candidacy for United States Congress",, April 6, 2022.
  2. "Quapaw Nation Secretary-Treasurer recognized with leadership award for tribal finance work". 16 April 2022. 
  3. "Quapaw Nation and BOK Financial Reach Agreement To Refinance $300 Million in Debt",, January 4, 2022.
  4. "Quapaw Nation aims to clean up polluted Oklahoma town". February 23, 2022. 
  5. "OGahPah Coffee". 
  6. "Saracen Casino celebrates 1 year". October 24, 2021. 
  7. "New casino doubles revenue, exec reports". November 21, 2020. 
  8. Reports, From Staff. "Quapaw Nation refinancing deal addresses $300M, decade-old debt". 
  9. "Business Committee Meeting Video | Quapaw Tribe, OK - Official Website". 
  10. "election results". 
  11. Ryan LaCroix,"Guy Barker joins increasingly crowded race for Oklahoma's Congressional District 2". 5 April 2022.