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John Henry Morehead

John Henry Morehead, American ex-congressman. member Nebraska Senate, 1910-1911; member 68th to 73d Congresses (1923-1935), 1st Nebraska District Nominated for United States Senate, 1918, for government for 3d time, 1920.

Background

  • Morehead, John Henry was born on December 3, 1861 in Lucas Company, Iowa, United States. Son of Andrew and Frances (Cooper) Morehead.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • Taught school and later engaged in mercantile business at Barada, Nebraska. County treasurer, Richardson County, 1896-1899. Mayor Falls City, 1900.

      Member Nebraska Senate, 1910-1911. President pro tem of Senate and Lieutenant-governor, 1910-1911. Governor of Nebraska, terms 1913-1915, 1915-1917.

      Member 68th to 73d Congresses (1923-1935), 1st Nebraska District Nominated for United States Senate, 1918, for government for 3d time, 1920.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Nebraska Senate, 1910-1911. Member 68th to 73d Congresses (1923-1935), 1st Nebraska District Nominated for United States Senate, 1918, for government for 3d time, 1920.

    Connections

    • Married Minnie Weisenreder, Nebraska, February 14, 1885. Children: Dorothy L. (deceased), Edwin J. Removed to Nebraska.
    • father: Andrew Morehead
    • mother: Frances (Cooper) Morehead
    • spouse: Minnie Weisenreder
    • children: Dorothy L. Morehead (deceased)
    • Edwin J. Removed to Neb Morehead
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    Born December 3, 1861
    Died March 31, 1942
    (aged 80)
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