Philip Morgan, Former District and Circuit Judge, Dies

A former District and Circuit Judge for Russell County has died. Philip Morgan of Monticello died yesterday after a lengthy illness. Morgan served as District Judge for Russell, Clinton and Wayne before being elected Circuit Judge in 1985. He served one term as Circuit Judge and later served as interim Judge for a period of time. Morgan also served several years as general counsel to House Republican leadership in Frankfort. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.