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MORRISS (Soundex M620) — See also DORRISS, MCMORRIS, MOORES, MORES, MORR, MORRIES, MORRIS, MORRISETTE, MORRISEY, MORRISH, MORRISON, MORRISSEAU, MORRISSETTE, MORRISSEY, MORRISSY, MURIS.

  MORRISS: See also Westmoreland Davis — Edward Oscar Weant, Jr.
  Morriss, S. J. — of Atlanta, Cass County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 1st District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.


MORRISSEAU (Soundex M620) — See also BOISSEAU, BROUSSEAU, BRUSSEAU, DORRISS, DUSSEAU, MARCHESSEAU, MARCHESSEAULT, MCMORRIS, MORICE, MORISSEY, MORRICE, MORRIS, MORRISETTE, MORRISEY, MORRISH, MORRISON, MORRISS, MORRISSETTE, MORRISSEY, MORRISSY, MOURICE, ROSSEAU, ROUSSEAU.

  Morrisseau, Dennis J. — of Vermont. Liberty Union candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


MORRISSETTE (Soundex M623) — See also BASSETTE, BESSETTE, BISSET, BISSETT, BRESSETTE, BRISSETTE, BROSSETTE, COSSETTE, DORRISS, GRESSETTE, MARAZITI, MARZETTE, MAURICETTE, MCMORRIS, MORISSETTE, MORRIS, MORRISETTE, MORRISEY, MORRISH, MORRISON, MORRISS, MORRISSEAU, MORRISSEY, MORRISSY, MOUSSETTE, MUSSETTE, MUSSETTER.

  Morrissette, Douglas W. — of Fitchburg, Dane County, Wis. Candidate for mayor of Fitchburg, Wis., 1999, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Morrissette, Richard — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Morrissette, W. J. — of Camden, Camden County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Camden County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.


MORRISSEY (Soundex M620) — See also CRISSEY, DORRISS, MCMORRIS, MORICE, MORISSEY, MORRICE, MORRIS, MORRISETTE, MORRISEY, MORRISH, MORRISON, MORRISS, MORRISSEAU, MORRISSETTE, MORRISSY, MOURICE.

  MORRISSEY: See also Donald F. Bigelow — James Joseph Connolly — Harry Francis Kelly — Lucy Morrissey Northrup — Chester J. Straub
  Morrissey, Andrew J. — of Nebraska. Chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1915-27. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Edward C. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Jackson, Mich., 1893-98. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Gough M. — of Calumet County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Calumet County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Hugh C. — of North Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Hotelier; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1920-21; defeated, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, J. F. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Joanne — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Morrissey, Joe See Joseph D. Morrissey
  Morrissey, John (1831-1878) — also known as "Old Smoke" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Tempolemore, County Tipperary, Ireland, February 12, 1831. Democrat. Champion heavyweight boxer of the U.S. in 1852-59; proprietor of gambling houses; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1867-71; member of New York state senate, 1876-78 (4th District 1876-77, 7th District 1878); died in office 1878. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died at Adelphi Hotel, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., May 1, 1878 (age 47 years, 78 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Morrissey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Morrissey, John — of Alcester, Union County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, John F. — of Hoffman Estates, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Morrissey, John J. — of Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y. Mayor of Cohoes, N.Y., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, John J. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, John J., Jr. — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, John L. (b. 1908) — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., December 30, 1908. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1945-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Camden County, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, John P. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944 (alternate); member of New York state assembly, 1942-48 (New York County 16th District 1942-44, New York County 10th District 1945-48); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1948; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1957-63. Member, Tammany Hall. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Joseph D. — also known as Joe Morrissey — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates 74th District; elected 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Morrissey, Joseph F. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1934; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Kristine — Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Morrissey, Larry See Lawrence J. Morrissey
  Morrissey, Lawrence J. (b. 1969) — also known as Larry Morrissey — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Born in Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill., 1969. Lawyer; mayor of Rockford, Ill., 2005-; defeated (Independent), 2001. Member, American Bar Association; American Association for Justice. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph A. Morrissey and Josephine (Matranga) Morrissey; married to Stacy Hedrick.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Morrissey, Michael J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Michael W. — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; candidate for Massachusetts state senate Norfolk & Plymouth District. Still living as of 2008.
  Morrissey, Morton P. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Nicholas P. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Morrissey, P. H. — of Illinois. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Patrick — of Chatham, Middlesex County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Chatham, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Patrick — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Morrissey, Peter R. (1859-1895) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis County, Mo., August 14, 1859. Democrat. Saloon keeper; arrested in December 1886 on federal charges of vote fraud; found guilty in April 1887, but released because the indictment did not specify that the ballots were for a federal office; indicted again soon after, but the charges were dropped in November; indicted for naturalization fraud in 1889, but not convicted; member of Missouri state senate 31st District, 1893-95; died in office 1895. Catholic. Irish ancestry. While in bed, he was shot twice with his own pistol, and killed, by his mistress, Maud Lewis, in her "house of ill repute", in St. Louis, Mo., May 13, 1895 (age 35 years, 272 days). After a dramatic and highly publicized trial, Maud Lewis was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to fifteen years in prison; she was pardoned by Gov. Lon Vest Stephens in January 1901. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morrissey, Richard J. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Robert M. — of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morrissey, Thomas — Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Morrissey, Thomas E., Sr. (c.1869-1940) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1869. Democrat. Mineral water business; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 3, 1940 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1888 to Margaret Dempsey; father of Thomas E. Morrissey, Jr. (1900?-1975).
  Morrissey, Thomas E., Jr. (c.1900-1975) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1953-58. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion. Died in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., December 28, 1975 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas E. Morrissey, Sr. (1869?-1940) and Margaret (Dempsey) Morrissey.
  Morrissey, Thomas J. — of Colorado. U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1933-47. Burial location unknown.


MORRISSY (Soundex M620) — See also BOISSY, CHRISSY, CISSY, DORRISS, MCMORRIS, MORICE, MORISSEY, MORR, MORRICE, MORRIS, MORRISETTE, MORRISEY, MORRISH, MORRISON, MORRISS, MORRISSEAU, MORRISSETTE, MORRISSEY, MOURICE, SISSY.

  Morrissy, Philip B. — of Wisconsin. Candidate for circuit judge in Wisconsin 1st Circuit, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MORRONE (Soundex M650) — See also BORRON, CERRONE, DUCORRON, MARRONE, MCMORRON, MCMORROUGH, MCMORROW, MONROE, MORENO, MORR, MORRONI, MORROW, MORROWAY, PERRONE, PIRRONE, RONE, WERRONEN.

  Morrone, Colleen — of Boothwyn, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Morrone, Sylvester — of Rhode Island. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1992; member of Rhode Island Democratic State Committee, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


MORRONI (Soundex M650) — See also BORRON, DUCORRON, MCMORRON, MCMORROUGH, MCMORROW, MORONEY, MORONI, MORONY, MORR, MORRONE, MORROW, MORROWAY, ROMINO, RONI.

  Morroni, John (b. 1955) — of Florida. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 16, 1955. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 50th District, 1993-. Catholic. Member, Theta Xi. Still living as of 1999.


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