Joseph Morris Edit Profile
Born in Greene County, Pennsylvania, Morris attended the public schools.
He was sheriff of Greene County in 1824. He moved to Woodsfield, Ohio, in 1829 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. Morris was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847) from Ohio's 15th Congressional district.
He was not a candidate for renomination in 1846. After retiring from the United States Congress he resumed business interests and then died in Woodsfield, Ohio on October 23, 1854. Morris was buried in Morris Cemetery, near Woodsfield.
He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1833 and 1834.
Children include James Remley.