Thomas Morahan

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Thomas Morahan
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New York State Senate District 38
Former officeholder
In office
1999 - 2010
Term ends
Died in office July 12, 2010
Thomas Morahan was a Republican member of the New York State Senate. He represented the 38th Senate District from 1999 until his death on July 12, 2010.

On May 17, 2010, Morahan announced that he would not seek re-election due to health reasons. He had been undergoing treatment for leukemia.[1] He died July 12 from the disease.[2]

Morahan attended Rockland Community College. Morahan and his wife, Helen, have seven children.

Morahan was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. He worked for New York Telephone from 1950 to 1990. He then worked as a Community Relations Manager for Orange and Rockland Utilities from 1990 to 1996.

Morahan was on the Clarkstown Zoning Board of Appeals. He then served in the New York State Assembly from 1980 to 1982. He also served in the Rockland County Legislature from 1977 to 1980 and again from 1984 to 1999. From 1996 to 1998 he was a Chairman. He then joined the New York State Senate in 1999 and served in that position until his death. He was serving as Minority Policy Committee Chair when he died.



On November 4, 2008 Thomas Morahan won the election for New York State Senate, District 38 with 84,886 votes.

Morahan raised $210,457 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Senate, District 38 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Morahan (R) 84,886
Gregory Julian (D) 49,118

Campaign donors


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Thomas Morahan's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
CMTE to Reelect Senator Joseph Bruno $9,500
New York State Correctional Officers $5,600
FED PAC $5,000
Brooke G. Neidich $5,000
Capitol Group $4,800

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Senate District 38
1999–July 2010
Succeeded by