Education: BA in Social Studies/P.E., University
of Central Arkansas; MA in Educational Administration, Northeastern
State University; principal and superintendent certifcation, Oklahoma
Legislative Experience: Senate Member, 2016 - Present
Hometown: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Pemberton was born August 16, 1956, in Cabot, Arkansas. He holds
a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies/P.E. from the University
of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas 1979; received his Master’s
degree in Educational Administration from Northeastern State University,
Tahlequah, Oklahoma 1984; and obtained principal and superintendent
certification from Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He served as
a coach/teacher at Carlisle Public Schools 1979-1981; coach/teacher
Jay Public Schools 1981-1982; coach/teacher Muskogee Public Schools
1982-1988; High School/Middle School Principal/Athletic Director
Hilldale Public Schools 1988-2007; High School Principal Muskogee
Public Schools 2007-2015.
is married to Claire (Elmore) Pemberton and they have three sons,
Matthew, Ben and Adam; two daughters-in-law, Stacey Pemberton and
Cara Pemberton; and four grandchildren, Payton, Karsen, Maddox and
are members of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Muskogee.
He is a member of the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce, Tahlequah Chamber
of Commerce and Oklahoma Farm Bureau.
hobbies include sports, hunting and fishing.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 427
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
E-mail Senator Pemberton
Executive Assistant: Peggy White
District Information: District 9
Zip codes Represented
- 74401, 74403, 74423, 74434,
74435, 74436, 74450, 74451, 74463, 74464, 74469, 74470,
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