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 Levi Parsons Morton

Levi Parsons Morton

Birth
Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death 16 May 1920 (aged 96)
Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 2432 · View Source
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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: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2432
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .