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Lewis Richard Morris

Lewis Richard Morris, American congressman. member Springfield (Vermont) Meeting House Committee, 1785, tax collector, 1786-1787, selectman, 1788, town treasurer, 1790-1794; member Vermont Assembly, 1795, 96, 1803, 05, 06, 08, speaker, 1795, 96; member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Vermont, 5th-7th congresses, 1797-1803.

Background

  • Morris, Lewis Richard was born on November 2, 1760 in Scarsdale, New York, United States. Son of Richard and Sarah (Ludlow) Morris.

  • Career

    • General Vt; general 1795-1817.

    Membership

    Member Springfield (Vermont) Meeting House Committee, 1785, tax collector, 1786-1787, selectman, 1788, town treasurer, 1790-1794. Member Vermont Assembly, 1795, 96, 1803, 05, 06, 08, speaker, 1795, 96. Member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Vermont, 5th-7th congresses, 1797-1803.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Dwight, 1786. Married second, Theodora Olcott.
    • father: Richard Morris
    • mother: Sarah (Ludlow) Morris
    • spouses: Mary Dwight
    • Theodora Olcott
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    Born November 2, 1760
    Died December 29, 1825
    (aged 65)
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