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George Washington Morrison
Birth: Oct. 6, 1809
Fairlee
Orange County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1888
Manchester
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from Thetford Academy and became a teacher. Morrison later studied law and began a practice in Manchester, New Hampshire after he was admitted to the bar in 1835. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1840 to 1841 and Hillsborough County Solicitor from 1845 to 1849. From 1849 to 1850 Morrison served in the New Hampshire Senate. In 1850 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat in a special election held to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of James Wilson. He served from October 1850 to March 1851. In November 1850 he was an unsuccessful candidate for election to a full term. In 1852 Morrison won election to a full term and served from 1853 to 1855. After running unsucccessfully for reelection in 1854 he returned to practicing law in Manchester, remaining active until his 1872 retirement. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Maria L Fitch Morrison (1811 - 1892)*
 
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Burial:
Valley Cemetery
Manchester
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Plot: 675
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Mar 13, 2007
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