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Jeremiah Rogers Morton, American lawyer.

Background

Morton, Jeremiah Rogers was born on February 10, 1842 in Clark Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of John and Ann Elizabeth (Rogers) Morton.

Education

Educated Transylvania Academy. Graduate law school, Kentucky, University.

Career

Admitted to Kentucky bar, February 1868. Was in Confederate army summer of 1862 to end of war, except when a prisoner in Camp Chase and Camp Douglas. Judge 10th judicial district, including Fayette Company and city of Lexington, 10 years.

Connections

Married Mary C. Gratz, November 19, 1879.

father:
John Morton

mother:
Ann Elizabeth (Rogers) Morton

spouse:
Mary C. Gratz