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 Levi Parsons Morton

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Levi Parsons Morton

  • Birth 16 May 1824 Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 16 May 1920 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA
  • Burial Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 2432

US Vice President. Educated at Shoreham Academy, he taught school in Boscawen, New Hampshire, (1840-41). In 1878, he was appointed honorary commissioner to the Paris Exhibition by President Rutherford Hayes. In 1879, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses and served until his resignation, when appointed US Minister to France, serving (1881-85). He was elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with Benjamin Harrison and served 1881-93. After his term, he served as the Governor of New York (1895-97) and later was an investor in real estate until his death at age 96.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2432
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Levi Parsons Morton (16 May 1824–16 May 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2432, citing Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .