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John Henry Morehead

ex-congressman.

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.

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