James R. Morris

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(10 January, 1819 -- 24 December, 1899) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Rogersville, Greene County, Pa., Morris moved to Ohio with his family in 1829. Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Morris was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Ohio Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Ohio Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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