Mike Morgan (politician)
|President Pro Tem Mike Morgan at a May 15, 2007 press conference.|
|President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate|
|Preceded by||Cal Hobson|
|Succeeded by||Glenn Coffee|
|Constituency||21st Senate District|
|Oklahoma State Senator|
|Preceded by||Bernice Shedrick|
|Succeeded by||Jim Halligan|
|Born||January 26, 1955
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Mike Morgan (born January 26, 1955) is an American lawyer and Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Morgan served as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate during the 51st Oklahoma Legislature.
Morgan was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on January 26, 1955. He graduated from Will Rogers High School and moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma where he attended Oklahoma State University–Stillwater. He graduated from OSU in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He then attended the University of Tulsa and earned a Juris Doctor in 1979.
Morgan set up his private practice back in Stillwater. He conducts a general civil practice specializing in commercial transactions and real property. In 1984, Morgan was hired to serve as a Municipal Judge for the City of Stillwater. During his tenure in office, he was also a professor of business law at OSU.
Morgan was first elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 1996 and in March 2005 Morgan was selected by his party to serve as the President pro tempore. Due to term limits placed on him by the Oklahoma Constitution, Morgan was unable to seek reelection in 2008.
- 2005 Alamanc, Oklahoma Department of Libraries (accessed June 21, 2013)
- Tim Talley, Ex-Okla. Senator Seeks New Trial on Bribery Charge, Associated Press, July 24, 2012.
|42nd President pro tempore of the Oklahoma State Senate
|State Senator for Oklahoma's 21st Senate District
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