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Dick Thompson Morgan

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Dick Thompson Morgan, American congressman. member Ind; member 61st to 66th Congresses (1909-1921), 8th Okla.

Background

Morgan, Dick Thompson was born on December 6, 1854 in Prairie Creek, Indiana, United States. Son of Valentine and Frances (Thompson) Morgan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Union Christian College, Merom, Indiana, 1876, Master of Science, 1882. Bachelor of Laws, Central Law School, Indianapolis, 1880. (Doctor of Laws, Bethany [West Virginia] College, 1917).

Career

Practiced at Terre Haute, Indiana. Member Indiana House of Representatives 1880-1881. Editor public Terre Haute Courier, 1882-1886.

Attorney A.,T.&San Francisco Railway, Garden City, Kansas, 1886-1889. Settled Guthrie, Oklahoma, April 22, 1889. Register, United States Land Office, Woodward Oklahoma, 1904-1908.

Member 61st to 66th Congresses (1909-1921), 8th Oklahoma District.

Works

  • Author: Morgan’s Manual of the United States Homestead and Townsite Laws, 1890. Morgan’s Digest of Oklahoma Statutes and Supreme Court Decisions, 1898. Morgan’s School Land Manual, 1901.

    Land Credits—A Plea for the American Farmer, 1915.

Membership

Member Ind; member 61st to 66th Congresses (1909-1921), 8th Okla.

Connections

Married Ora Heath, May 30, 1878.

father:
Valentine Morgan

mother:
Frances (Thompson) Morgan

spouse:
Ora Heath