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Morrison Remick "Mott" Waite
Birth: Nov. 29, 1816
Lyme
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1888
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. After graduating from Yale University the native of Lyme, Connecticut moved to Ohio where in 1839 he was admitted to the bar. He practiced law in Maumee City until 1850 before moving to nearby Toledo where he practiced law until 1874. Twice he failed in an attempt to be elected to the US Congress. In 1871 he was appointed by President Ulysses S Grant to serve on a commission established to settle claims the US made against Great Britain regarding British aide given to the Confederacy during the Civil War. After helping the United States win a fifteen and a half million dollar judgment, he returned from Europe only to be elected as president of Ohio's 1873 Constitutional Convention. The next year Waite was nominated by Grant to become the seventh Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He served in that position for fourteen years. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Amelia Champlin Waite (1820 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Seldon Waite (1841 - 1873)*
  Edward T Waite (1846 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 42, by the river
 
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Record added: Jun 02, 1999
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