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MORTON (Soundex M635) — See also HORTON, MERTON, MONTON, MORETON, MORTEN, MORTONSON, MOURTON, MURTON, MYRTON, NORTON, ORTON, THROCKMORTON, WORTON.

  MORTON: See also Cassius Silas Amsden — Nathan Crawford Barnett — Lester Jesse Dickinson — George Watson French — Harold Morton Langworthy — Leslie Dalton Lankford — John Larkin, Jr. — Josiah Quincy — Josiah Quincy, Jr. — Pauline Morton Sabin — Charles Morton Stewart — John Crafts Wright
  Morton, (need first name) — Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state senate 22nd District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Ben A. (1875-1952) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Blount County, Tenn., 1875. Mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1924-27. Died in 1952 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Billy See Jackson Morton
  Morton, C. A. — of Ramsey County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 23rd District, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Morton, Catherene — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Morton, Charles B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1872; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1894; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Charles E. (b. 1926) — of Michigan. Born in 1926. Democrat. Member of Michigan state board of education; elected 1964; defeated, 1972. African ancestry. Still living as of 1972.
  Morton, Charles W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Independence League candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Clure See Leland Clure Morton
  Morton, Constance — of Dutchess County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Coy — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Morton, Daniel O. (1815-1859) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born November 8, 1815. Democrat. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1849-50; U.S. Attorney for Ohio, 1853-57. Died December 5, 1859 (age 44 years, 27 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920).
  Political family: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Morton, Drexel — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Morton, E. H. See Eskridge H. Morton
  Morton, Earl David (b. 1918) — also known as Earl D. Morton — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Born in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis., November 28, 1918. Republican. Machine tool inspector; chemical analyst for laundry; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Kenosha County 2nd District, 1957-60; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 22nd District, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Edward G. — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Erastus — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Eskridge H. — also known as E. H. Morton — of Webster Springs, Webster County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Webster County, 1903-04, 1937-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1912; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1915-22; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Frank H. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Frank L. — of Lewis County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Franklin J. (1833-1919) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, February 11, 1833. Consul for Argentina in Baltimore, Md., 1901. Presbyterian. Died, from influenza, in Baltimore, Md., February 4, 1919 (age 85 years, 358 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Bennett Morton and Nancy Joy Morton; married to Fannie Maria Nason (1851-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morton, Fred — of Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Frederick — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Rocky Hill; defeated, 1904; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, G. R. — of Camden-on-Gauley, Webster County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Webster County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, George W. — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Hoboken, N.J., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Gladys — of Minnesota. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Morton, Harry (1888-1957) — of Washington. Born in Warnerville, Madison County, Neb., October 26, 1888. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1946; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Washington, 1956. Died in Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Wash., August 14, 1957 (age 68 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lars Gustaf Morton and Christine Hagglund Morton; married to Matilda Katherine Weiland.
  Morton, Harry F. — of Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Harry K. (b. 1905) — of Hornell, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Hornell, Steuben County, N.Y., October 14, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; Steuben County District Attorney, 1945-52; member of New York state senate, 1953-58 (48th District 1953-54, 49th District 1955-58). Methodist. Member, Rotary; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Henry C. (1817-1895) — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Born in New York, 1817. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1863; postmaster at Benton Harbor, Mich., 1866-73. Died in May, 1895 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eleazer Morton; married to Josephine Stanley (died 1859).
  Morton, Mrs. Hobart — of Albemarle, Stanly County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Hobart — of Albemarle, Stanly County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Howard A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Hugh — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Hugh — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Morton, Irwin W. — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Warden (borough president) of Branford, Connecticut, 1926-30; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford; elected 1930, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, J. H. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, J. J. — of Clay County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, J. L. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, J. Sterling See Julius Sterling Morton
  Morton, J. W. — of Hood River County, Ore. Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Oregon, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Jackson (1794-1874) — also known as Billy Morton — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born near Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Va., August 10, 1794. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Escambia County, 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1849-55; Representative from Florida in the Confederate Congress, 1861-62. Died near Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla., November 20, 1874 (age 80 years, 102 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Santa Rosa County, Fla.
  Relatives: Brother of Jeremiah Morton (1799-1878).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Morton, Jacob — of New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1795-97. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, James — Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, James (b. 1835) — of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. Born in England, March 3, 1835. Not U.S. citizen; solicitor; U.S. Consular Agent in Kidderminster, 1870-1911. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, James — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Morton, James L. — of Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, James M. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Postmaster at Fall River, Mass., 1853-57. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, James Madison (d. 1923) — also known as James M. Morton — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1890-1913. Died in 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Morton, James Madison, Jr. (1869-1940) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., August 24, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1912-32; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1932-39; took senior status 1939. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., June 26, 1940 (age 70 years, 307 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Relatives: Son of James Madison Morton and Emily F. (Canedy) Morton; married, June 10, 1896, to Nancy J. B. Brayton.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Morton, Jeremiah (1799-1878) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1799. U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1849-51; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1878 (age about 79 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Brother of Jackson Morton (1794-1874).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Morton, John (1724-1777) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pa., 1724. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Died in 1777 (age about 53 years). Interment at St. Paul's Churchyard, Chester, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Morton, John — of New York. U.S. Consul in Havana, 1799-1802. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Morton, John, Jr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Morton, John B. — of Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif. Postmaster at Pacific Grove, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John C. B. — of Morehead City, Carteret County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Morehead City, N.C., 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John F. (b. 1861) — of Richmond, Ray County, Mo. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 6, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 8th District, 1895-1906, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John F. — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, John M. (1846-1900) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Indiana, April 16, 1846. U.S. Consul in Honolulu, 1879-80; U.S. Consul General in Honolulu, as of 1880; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1881. Died, from apoplexy, in St. Paul, Aleutians West census area, Alaska, July 15, 1900 (age 54 years, 90 days). Interment somewhere in St. Paul, Alaska; cenotaph at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) and Lucinda Maria (Burbank) Morton (1825-1907); married to Hattie May Brown (1848-1912); nephew of John Albyne Burbank.
  Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morton, John N. (1878-1960) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Crawford County, Wis., April 16, 1878. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1943-48; defeated, 1948, 1950. Died July 18, 1960 (age 82 years, 93 days). Interment at Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morton, Joseph — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Morgan and Scott counties, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Julia — of The Woodlands, Montgomery County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
J. Sterling Morton Morton, Julius Sterling (1832-1902) — also known as J. Sterling Morton — of Otoe County, Neb. Born in Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y., April 22, 1832. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1855-57; secretary of Nebraska Territory, 1858-61; Governor of Nebraska Territory, 1858-59, 1861; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1866, 1882; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1888; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1893-97. Episcopalian. Member, Chi Psi. Died in Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill., April 27, 1902 (age 70 years, 5 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City, Neb.
  Relatives: Married 1854 to Caroline Joy French; father of Joy Morton (1855-1934; founder of Morton Salt; son-in-law of George B. Lake), Paul Morton and Mark Morton; grandfather of Pauline Morton Sabin (1887-1955) and Caroline Morton (who married Harry Frank Guggenheim).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York World, March 5, 1893
  Morton, Katherine A. — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Republican. Wyoming superintendent of public instruction, 1919-34. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, L. Clure See Leland Clure Morton
  Morton, L. F. — of Redding, Shasta County, Calif. Mayor of Redding, Calif., 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Laurel (born c.1956) — of Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Mo. Born about 1956. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Morton, Leander M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Leland Clure (1916-1998) — also known as L. Clure Morton — of Tennessee. Born in Fountain City (now part of Knoxville), Knox County, Tenn., February 20, 1916. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1970-84; took senior status 1984. Member, American Bar Association. Died at University of Tennessee Hospital, Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., April 11, 1998 (age 82 years, 50 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Morton, Levi — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
Levi P. Morton Morton, Levi Parsons (1824-1920) — also known as Levi P. Morton — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Shoreham, Addison County, Vt., May 16, 1824. Republican. Dry goods merchant; banker; financier; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1879-81; defeated, 1876; U.S. Minister to France, 1881-85; Vice President of the United States, 1889-93; Governor of New York, 1895-97; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1896. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Died in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 16, 1920 (age 96 years, 0 days). Interment at Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lucretia (Parsons) Morton (1789-1862) and Rev. Daniel Oliver Morton; brother of Daniel O. Morton; married, October 15, 1858, to Lucy Young Kimball (1836-1871); married, February 12, 1873, to Anna Livingston Street (1846-1918); grandfather of Anne Livingston Eustis (daughter-in-law of Grenville Temple Emmet (1877-1937)) and Morton C. Eustis (1st Lt., U.S. Army; killed in action in France, 1944).
  Political families: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Robert S. Chilton, Jr.
  The village of Morton Grove, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Morton, Lloyd B. — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1944; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1945; Maine Republican state chair, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Lorraine H. — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Evanston, Ill., 2005-07. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Morton, M., Jr. — of Andover, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Marcus (1784-1864) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Freetown, Bristol County, Mass., December 19, 1784. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1817-21; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1824-25; Governor of Massachusetts, 1825, 1840-41, 1843-44; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1825-40. Died in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., February 6, 1864 (age 79 years, 49 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Taunton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Morton (1753-1832) and Mary (Cary) Morton (1756-1835); married, December 23, 1807, to Charlotte Tillinghast Hodges (1787-1873); father of Marcus Morton; grandfather of George Watson French (1858-1934); second cousin once removed of James Madison Turner; second cousin twice removed of James Munroe Turner; second cousin thrice removed of James Turner; second cousin four times removed of Philip Allcock Sprague.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Morton, Marcus (1819-1891) — of Andover, Essex County, Mass. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., April 8, 1819. Lawyer; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1858; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1858-69; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1869-90; resigned 1890; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1882-90. Died in Andover, Essex County, Mass., February 10, 1891 (age 71 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marcus Morton and Charlotte Tillinghast (Hodges) Morton; married, October 19, 1843, to Abby Bowler Hoppin; nephew of James Leonard Hodges; uncle of George Watson French (1858-1934); grandson of James Hodges; great-grandson of Nicholas Tillinghast; third cousin of James Madison Turner; third cousin once removed of James Munroe Turner; third cousin twice removed of James Turner; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Allcock Sprague; fourth cousin of William Dean Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Hay.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Morton, Mark (b. 1858) — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., November 22, 1858. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Sterling Morton; brother of Joy Morton (1855-1934; founder of Morton Salt) and Paul Morton (1857-1911).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  Morton, Michael — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Morton, Monroe B. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888 (alternate), 1896 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1908, 1912; postmaster at Athens, Ga., 1897-1902. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, O. P. See Oliver Perry Morton
  Morton, Oliver Hazard Perry Throck (1823-1877) — also known as Oliver P. Morton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823. Republican. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1852; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861; Governor of Indiana, 1861-67; defeated, 1856; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1867-77; died in office 1877; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1872-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. His legs were paralyzed after a stroke in 1865; suffered another stroke in 1877, and died soon after, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 1, 1877 (age 54 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.; statue at Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Miss.; statue at Statehouse Grounds, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
  Relatives: Married, May 15, 1845, to Lucinda Maria Burbank (1825-1907; sister of John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905)); father of John M. Morton.
  Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
  Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
  Morton counties in Kan. and N.Dak. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Morton, Oliver Perry (b. 1860) — also known as O. P. Morton — of Clarion, Wright County, Iowa. Born in Bremer County, Iowa, August, 1860. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Cunningham Morton (1825-1905) and Sarah Jane (Van Eman) Morton; married, December 20, 1892, to Anna Hunt Birdsall (1865-1927).
  Morton, Otis D. — of Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1958, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Morton, Mrs. Page — of Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Paul (1857-1911) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 22, 1857. Republican. Vice-president, Santa Fe Railroad; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1904-05; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Episcopalian. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1911 (age 53 years, 273 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Sterling Morton; brother of Joy Morton (1855-1934; founder of Morton Salt) and Mark Morton; father of Caroline Morton (who married Harry Frank Guggenheim) and Pauline Morton Sabin (1887-1955).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Morton, Paul — of Franklin, Pendleton County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Pendleton County Democratic Party, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Morton, Pauline See Pauline Morton Sabin
  Morton, Perez (1751-1837) — of Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass., November 13, 1751. Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1806-08, 1810-11; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1810-32. Died in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., October 14, 1837 (age 85 years, 335 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 24, 1781, to Sarah Wentworth Apthorp (1759-1846; poet).
  Morton, Richard — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1896 (Socialist Labor), 1906 (Socialist). Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Robert E. (born c.1931) — of Lindenhurst, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born about 1931. Conservative. Candidate for mayor of Lindenhurst, N.Y., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Morton, Rogers Clark Ballard (1914-1979) — also known as Rogers C. B. Morton — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 19, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960 (alternate), 1972; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1963-71; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1969-71; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1971-75; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1975-76. Episcopalian. Died near Easton, Talbot County, Md., April 19, 1979 (age 64 years, 212 days). Interment at Old Wye Cemetery, Wye Mills, Md.
  Relatives: Brother of Thruston Ballard Morton (1907-1982).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Morton, Roy J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956 (alternate), 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Roy S. — of Etna, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Etna, Pennsylvania, 1923-27. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Rufus P. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1911-12, 1927-32 (District 45 1911-12, District 55 1927-32). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Morton, Sara E. — of Douglas, Converse County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Sargent S. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Seth C. — of Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Westbrook, Maine, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Sterling See Julius Sterling Morton
  Morton, Stratford Lee (born c.1888) — of Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Born about 1888. Republican. Insurance agent; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, T. — of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb. Postmaster at Nebraska City, Neb., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Thomas B. — of Fayette, Fayette County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Thomas J. — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Bristol District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, Thruston Ballard (1907-1982) — also known as Thruston B. Morton — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 19, 1907. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1947-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952, 1956; speaker, 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1957-69; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1959-61. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 14, 1982 (age 74 years, 360 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Rogers Clark Ballard Morton (1914-1979).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Morton, Tom — of Coppell, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Morton, W. B. — of Harrison, Boone County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1892; postmaster at Harrison, Ark., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, W. E. — of Calvin, Nicholas County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Nicholas County Democratic Party, 1940-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Mayor of Lancaster, Pa., 1886-88. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Morton, William, Jr. — of Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William — of Illinois. Born in Russia. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Deputy Consul in Harbin, as of 1914; U.S. Vice Consul in Harbin, 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William A. (born c.1812) — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Born in Kentucky, about 1812. Physician; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 13th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William E. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1924-33 (acting, 1924-25). Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William H. — of Rollinsford, Strafford County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 23rd District, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Morton, William R. — U.S. Vice Consul in Athens, as of 1922-32; Warsaw, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.


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