Lloyd Morey

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Lloyd Morey (January 15, 1886 – September 29, 1965) was an American educator and interim Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts (1956–1957)

Born in Laddonia, Missouri, Morey went to the Gem City Business College in Quincy, Illinois. He then received his bachelor's degrees in English and music from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. He worked at the University of Illinois as a bookkeeper, comptroller and eventually became President of the University of Illinois System in 1954 retiring in 1955. In July 1956, the Governor of Illinois named Morey Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts and he served until January 1956. Morey died in Champaign, Illinois of a heart attack on September 29, 1965.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Ohio State University Fisher College of Business-The Accounting Hall of Fame, Lloyd Morey
  2. ^ 'Lloyd Morey Dies; Headed U. of Illinois-Filled Out State Term of Auditor Hodge,' Chicago Tribune, September 30, 1965, section 1C, pg. 10
Political offices
Preceded by
Orville E. Hodge
Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts
1956–1957
Succeeded by
Elbert S. Smith