Karen Morgan

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Sen. Karen Morgan
Member of the Utah Senate
from the 8th district
In office
Preceded by Carlene M. Walker
Succeeded by Brian E. Shiozawa
Personal details
Born (1952-05-02) May 2, 1952 (age 65)
Ogden, Utah
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) S. Baird
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah
Alma mater University of Utah
Profession educator

Karen W. Morgan (born 1952) is a Democratic politician from Utah. She was a member of the Utah State Senate representing the 8th District (portions of Salt Lake County) (map) from 2009 through 2013 and served as Minority Whip. Earlier (1998-2008) she was a member of the Utah House of Representatives from District 46.

In 2011 she founded the "Best Schools Coalition," which strives to make Utah's public education system the best in the nation. She is currently a Research Associate with the University of Utah Reading Clinic.[1]


She was born in Ogden, Utah and attended the University of Utah, graduating with a B.S. in secondary education. She and her husband Baird are the parents of five grown sons.[2]


  1. ^ "Karen W. Morgan". Faculty Activity Report. University of Utah. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Karen Morgan". Alumna/Emeriti profiles. University of Utah. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

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