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Dick Thompson Morgan (December 6, 1853 - July 4, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahomamarker.

Born at Prairie Creek, Indianamarker, Morgan attended the country schools and the Prairie Creek High School.He was graduated from Union Christian College, Merom, Indianamarker, in 1876, and later was professor of mathematics in that college.He was graduated from the Central Law School, Indianapolis, Indianamarker, in 1880.He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Terre Haute, Indianamarker.He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1880 and 1881.He was appointed register of the United States land office at Woodward, Oklahomamarker, by President Roosevelt in 1904 and served until May 1, 1908.

Morgan was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 3, 1909, until his unexpected death in Danville, Illinoismarker, July 4, 1920. He was once known as the "father of the Federal Trade Commission. Morgan introduced the first bill to establish such a commission on January 12, 1912, made the first speech on the House floor urging its adoption on February 21, 1912 and reintroduced a slightly amended version of the bill in 1913. Morgan also became an expert on Rural Credits.

Dick Thompson Morgan is interred in Rose Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


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