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Steve Ogden is a businessman from Bryan, Texas, who is a Republican former member of the Texas Senate representing the 5th District.

Background

Ogden, Steve was born on September 21, 1950.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1973. Graduate, Naval Nuclear Power School, 1974. Master of Business Administration, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1987.

Career

Ogden became a state senator in January 1997. He chaired Texas Senate Finance Committee. Ogden has been in the oil and gas exploration business for more than two decades.

He is president of Ogden Resources, an independent oil and gas company based in Bryan. Prior to entering the oil business, Ogden served for nine years as an officer in the U.S. Navy's nuclear submarine force. Before his election to the Texas Senate, Ogden served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives.

As a state senator, Ogden was honored by the Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association, the Texas Association of District and County Attorneys, Scott & White, The Texas A&M University System, the Texas Veterans Commission, the Texas Municipal Police Association, and the Free Market Committee. Following the 79th regular session of the Texas Legislature in 2005, he was named one of the "Ten Best Legislators" by Texas Monthly magazine, a "Top Legislator" by Capital Inside, and "Pro-Life Chairman of the Year" by Texas Right to Life. Steve and Beverly Ogden were married in December 1973 and live in Bryan.

They are the parents of four children. The youngest son is Charles Benedict Ogden. Most recent election= 2006 Previous elections= 2002 = 1998 = 1997 = 1996 = 1994 = 1992 =.

Connections

Married Beverly Ogden, 1973. Children: Michael, Stephanie, Kristen, Charles.