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Rodger A. Randle Edit Profile

politician , Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives , member of the State Senate of Oklahoma

Rodger A. Randle, State senator ( govt: legislation administration)state senator. Member Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1971-1972; member Oklahoma Senate, since 1973, now chairman Senate Appropriations Committee, Joint Legislation Committee on Federal Funds, president pro tem 40th Legislation Session, past chairman Senate Education Committee.

Background

Randle, Rodger A. was born on October 26, 1943.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1967. Bachelor of Laws, University Tulsa, 1978.

Career

He also served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1970-1972 and as mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1988-1992. He attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a law degree from the University of Tulsa. In the mid 1960s, Randle served in the Peace Corps in Brazil.

Randle was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 1970 and to the Oklahoma Senate in 1972. He was elected by his peers to serve as President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate twice. Following his departure from the state legislature in 1988, he was elected as Tulsa's mayor.

As mayor, Randle led the effort in 1989 to change Tulsa's charter to create a mayor-council form of government. In 1992, he accepted an appointment as president of the University Center at Tulsa, which later became Rogers University. He also worked as a professor at the University of Oklahoma.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1978.

Membership

Member Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1971-1972. Member Oklahoma Senate, since 1973, now chairman Senate Appropriations Committee, Joint Legislation Committee on Federal Funds, president pro tem 40th Legislation Session, past chairman Senate Education Committee.