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Lewis V. Morgan

Lewis V. Morgan, American judge. Bar: Illinois 1954. Recipient Outstanding Legislator award, Eagleton Institute Politics, Rutgers University, 1965.


  • Morgan, Lewis V. was born on December 17, 1929 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Lewis V. and Meta (Schmidt) Morgan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, DePauw University, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1954.


    • Law firm Locke & Locke, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1956—1959. Practice law Wheaton, 1959—1975. Partner law firm Redmond, Morgan, Mraz & Bennorth, 1965—1970, Morgan & Wilkinson, 1972—1974, Morgan & Van Duzer, 1974—1975.

      Associate circuit judge 18th district DuPage County, Illinois, 1975—1981, since 1982. Circuit judge, 1981—1982. Assistant state's attorney DuPage County, Illinois, 1958—1961.

      Member Illinois House Representatives, 1963—1971. Chairman elections committee, 1967—1969. Majority leader, 1969—1971.

      Chairman Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County, 1961. Precinct committeeman Republican Party, 1957—1966, 1969—1973. With Army of the United States, 1954-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1954.


    • Author: DuPage Discovery, 1976.


    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.


    Chairman Illinois Commission Atomic Energy, 1966—1971. Member County Board School Trustees, DuPage County, 1973—1975. Trustee Wheaton Public Library., 1966—1978.

    Board directors DuPage County Family Service Association, 1976—1984. Member of Illinois Judges Association (director 1978-1982), Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (former director), DuPage County Bar Associations, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (board directors 1978-1982), DuPage Writers, Sigma Nu.


    • Married Marilyn F. Sherman, November 17, 1950. Married Alice E. Phillips, May 8, 1971. Married Linda L. Holmes, March 31, 1978.

      Children: Barbara Anne Oshlo, Lewis V. III, Diane Marie Rotunno1 child.
    • father: Lewis V. Morgan
    • mother: Meta (Schmidt) Morgan
    • spouses: Marilyn F. Sherman
    • Alice E. Phillips
    • Linda L. Holmes
    • children: Barbara Anne Oshlo Morgan
    • Lewis V. III Morgan
    • Diane Marie Rotunno1 child Morgan
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    Born December 17, 1929