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Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877


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    • Oliver Perry
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    • Morton, Oliver Perry, 1823-1877
    • Morton, Governor (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
    • Morton, O. P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
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    • Morton, Oliver Perry, 1823-1877
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Barbour, L. Papers, 1838-1977(Oliver P. Morton; Oliver Hazard Perry Morton, 1823-1877)
    • found: Fahnestock, J. To Governor Morton: Indianapolis, January 1st, 1862. His Excellency: O.P. Morton ... 1862.
    • found: LC data base, 5-7-87(hdg.: Morton, Oliver Perry, 1823-1877)
    • found: WwWA, 1607-1896(Morton, Oliver Hazard Perry; 1823-1877; sen., gov. Ind.; s. James Throck & Sarah (Miller) M.; m. Lucinda Burbank; judge, 6th jud. circuit ct., Ind.; gov. Indiana, 1861-67; active supporter of civil war efforts; mem. US sen. from Ind., 1867-77; res.: Indianapolis)
    • found: NUCMC data from Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center for His Papers, 1862-1891(Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, March 7, 2017(Morton, Oliver Hazard Perry Throck, a Senator from Indiana; born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823; attended a private school in Springfield, Ohio; apprenticed to a hatter and worked at the trade four years; attended Wayne County Seminary, Centerville, Ind., and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1847 and commenced practice in Centerville; elected judge of the sixth judicial circuit of Indiana in 1852; unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor in 1856; elected lieutenant governor in 1860 and upon the election of the Governor to the United States Senate became Governor of Indiana in 1861; elected Governor in 1864; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1867; reelected in 1873 and served from March 4, 1867, until his death; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Forty-first Congress), Committee on Agriculture (Forty-second Congress), Committee on Privileges and Elections (Forty-second through Forty-fifth Congresses); appointed a member of the Electoral Commission of 1877, to decide the contests in various states in the presidential election of 1876; died in Indianapolis, Ind., November 1, 1877; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.)
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    • 1987-05-15: new
    • 2017-06-09: revised
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