Thomas Morris Edit Profile
He settled in western Ohio two years later. Morris began practicing law in Bethel, Ohio in 1804. On May 12, 1806, shortly after the beginning of the 1806–1807 term of the Ohio House of Representatives, Morris contested the election of David C. Bryan and was awarded the seat from Clermont County.
Morris served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1808 to 1808, 1810, and 1820 to 1821.) He served as Justice of the Ohio State Supreme Court in 1809. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1833, and served a single term. He did not seek re-election.
He was nominated to the Vice Presidency by the Liberty Party in 1844 under James G. Birney. The ticket came in third after Democratic candidate James Knox Polk and Whig Party candidate Henry Clay. He died June 16, 1844 and is interred in Early Settlers Burial Ground, Bethel, Clermont County, Ohio USA.
Member Ohio Legislature from Clermont County, 1806-1833. Member United States Senate (Democrat) from Ohio, 1833-1839, denounced nullification and secession.