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also known as Charles Bradford Henry

Lawyer , Governor of Oklahoma

Brad Henry, American lawyer, former Governor of Oklahoma. Bar: Oklahoma 1988, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit). Recipient Outstanding Young Oklahoman, 1997, Charles Dick Medal of Merit, National Guard Association of United States, 2010, Letzeiser Gold Medal, University Oklahoma.


Henry, Brad was born on June 10, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States.


Bachelor in Economics, Oklahoma University, 1985. Juris Doctor, Oklahoma University College Law, 1988.


Staff researcher Oklahoma State Senate, Oklahoma City, 1984, member, 1992—2002. Economics teaching assistant University Oklahoma, Norman, 1983-1985. Legal assistant Henry Henry & Henry, Shawnee, 1985.

Law clerk Andrews Davis Legg Bixler Milsten & Murrah, Oklahoma City, 1987. Associate attorney Andrews Davis Legg Bixler Milsten & Price, 1988-1989. Legal intern Cleveland County Legal Aid Office, Norman, 1987-1988.

President Brad Henry Oil Corporation, Inc., Shawnee, 1987-1989. Attorney City of Shawnee, 1989—2002. Governor State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 2003—2011.

Of counsel Lester, Loving & Davies, PC, Edmond, since 2011. Commissioner University Oklahoma Election Commission, 1987—1988.


  • Bar: Oklahoma 1988, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit).


Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.


The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.


Board governors University Oklahoma, 1982—1984. Trustee St. Gregory's College. Oklahoma/Cleveland County coordinator Robert Henry for Attorney General campaign, 1986.

Board directors Gateway to Prevention and Recovery, Inc. Member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, American Inns of Court, Pottawatomie County Bar Association (president 1991), Oklahoma Bar Association, Shawnee Chamber of Commerce, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta 1984.


Married Kimberley Blain. Children: Leah, Laynie.

Kimberley Blain

Laynie Henry

Leah Henry