Senator Dewayne Pemberton - District 9
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Occupation: Retired educator
Education: BA in Social Studies/P.E., University of Central Arkansas; MA in Educational Administration, Northeastern State University; principal and superintendent certifcation, Oklahoma State University
Legislative Experience: Senate Member, 2016 - Present
Hometown: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Party: Republican

Dewayne 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.

Sen. Pemberton 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 Evan.

The Pemberton’s 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.

Sen. Pemberton’s hobbies include sports, hunting and fishing.


Committee Membership

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Capitol Address
Senator Dewayne Pemberton
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 429
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-5533
E-mail Senator Pemberton

Executive Assistant: Peggy White

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District Information: District 9

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Zip codes Represented

  • 74401, 74403, 74423, 74434, 74435, 74436, 74450, 74451, 74463, 74464, 74469, 74470, and 74471.


Counties Represented

  • Cherokee
  • Muskogee

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Press Releases
Archives: 2018

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