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 Harry Nicholson Morse

Harry Nicholson Morse

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 11 Jan 1912 (aged 76)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Memorial ID 1468 · View Source
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Western Lawman. Born in New York City, he relocated to California to search for gold in the 1850s. By the 1870s, he was serving as a constable in the area of San Francisco when he was elected Alameda County Sheriff. Respected as a fine peace officer, he was best known for the capture of the outlaws Tiburcio Vasquez, Narato Ponce, Narciso Bojorques, Juan Soto and Black Bart, America's greatest stagecoach robber.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Nicholson Morse (22 Feb 1835–11 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1468, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .