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Levi Morrison

Levi Morrison, American state representative, farmer. member Advance Argus Company, publishers; Served as private Pennsylvania Militia, 1863.; Member Pennsylvania House of Republican, 1884, 99, 1901 (speaker pro tern two joint sessions to elect United States senator, 1899). Progressive. Delaware by appointment of governor of Pennsylvania to Farmers’ National Congress, since 1894.

Background

  • Morrison, Levi was born on August 8, 1839 in Georgetown (now Sheakleyville), Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel and Julia Ann (Snyder) Morrison.

  • Education

    • Educated select and country schools.

    Career

    • In lumber business, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, 1869-1890. Now senior member Advance Argus Company, publishers. Farmer since boyhood.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Advance Argus Company, publishers. Served as private Pennsylvania Militia, 1863. Member Pennsylvania House of Republican, 1884, 99, 1901 (speaker pro tern two joint sessions to elect United States senator, 1899).

    Progressive. Delaware by appointment of governor of Pennsylvania to Farmers’ National Congress, since 1894.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline S. Philips, May 28, 1868 (died 1910).
    • father: Daniel Morrison
    • mother: Julia Ann (Snyder) Morrison
    • spouse: Caroline S. Philips
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    Born August 8, 1839
    Died December 14, 1917
    (aged 78)
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