Morgan, Cecil, 1898- | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Morgan, Cecil, 1898-
Historical Note: Cecil Morgan (1898-1999) was born in Nebraska, moving to the Baton Rouge area at the age of 6. He graduated from Louisiana State University Law School in 1919. He was elected a Democrat in the Louisiana House of Representative from 1928-1934. He was a leader of the legislative force that in 1929 impeached Governor Huey P. Long. He was elected to the state Senate in 1932, but left in 1934 to become a District Judge from 1934-1936. In 1936 Morgan left the bench to become general counsel for Standard Oil. In 1943 he was named a vice president and member of the board of directors. Morgan served on the Civil Service Commission from 1944-1948. From 1963-1968 he was Tulane Law School Dean.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 312
Note Author: LAC Group