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Levi Morrison

state representative , farmer

Levi Morrison, American state representative, farmer. member Advance Argus Company, publishers; Served as private Pennsylvania Militia, 1863.; Member Pennsylvania House of Republican, 1884, 99, 1901 (speaker pro tern two joint sessions to elect United States senator, 1899). Progressive. Delaware by appointment of governor of Pennsylvania to Farmers’ National Congress, since 1894.

Background

Morrison, Levi was born on August 8, 1839 in Georgetown (now Sheakleyville), Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel and Julia Ann (Snyder) Morrison.

Education

Educated select and country schools.

Career

In lumber business, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, 1869-1890. Now senior member Advance Argus Company, publishers. Farmer since boyhood.

Membership

Member Advance Argus Company, publishers. Served as private Pennsylvania Militia, 1863. Member Pennsylvania House of Republican, 1884, 99, 1901 (speaker pro tern two joint sessions to elect United States senator, 1899).

Progressive. Delaware by appointment of governor of Pennsylvania to Farmers’ National Congress, since 1894.

Connections

Married Caroline S. Philips, May 28, 1868 (died 1910).

father:
Daniel Morrison

mother:
Julia Ann (Snyder) Morrison

spouse:
Caroline S. Philips