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Charles H. Morrill
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1842
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1928
Stromsburg
Polk County
Nebraska, USA

In 1879 Morrill became Governor Albinus Nance's private secretary, and in 1904 he was elected Republican national committeeman. He was elected regent of the University of Nebraska in 1889, serving as president of the Board of Regents from 1892 to 1902. In the 1890s he and Dr. E. H. Barbour, professor of geology, initiated yearly geological and paleontological expeditions into all parts of the state. These expeditions gathered the initial collections of the University of Nebraska Museum. Later in life Morrill liberally financed expeditions and maintenance of the university's collections. When the university museum building was erected in 1927, it was named Morrill Hall. A county in western Nebraska, organized in 1908, and a community northwest of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, also bear Morrill's name.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Harriet Z. Currier Morrill (1843 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Lilla E. Morrill (1866 - 1880)*
  Mary Ellen Morrill (1870 - 1871)*
  Arthur C. Morrill (1872 - 1945)*
  Minnie H. Morrill (1881 - 1945)*
  Carl Morrill (1884 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Age 86.
 
Burial:
Stromsburg Cemetery
Stromsburg
Polk County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: West block
 
Created by: Beth Sparrow
Record added: May 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27133094
Charles H. Morrill
Added by: Beth Sparrow
 
Charles H. Morrill
Added by: Beth Sparrow
 
Charles H. Morrill
Added by: Beth Sparrow
 
 
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