MOREY, Henry Lee, (1841 - 1902)


MOREY, Henry Lee, a Representative from Ohio; born in Milford Township, near Collinsville, Butler County, Ohio, April 8, 1841; attended the common schools and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; served in the Civil War and was successively promoted to second lieutenant, first lieutenant, and captain; was graduated from the Indianapolis Law School in 1867; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hamilton, Ohio; city solicitor of Hamilton 1871-1875; prosecuting attorney of Butler County, Ohio, in 1873; unsuccessful candidate for election to the State senate in 1875; elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881-March 3, 1883); presented credentials as a Member-elect to the Forty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1883, to June 20, 1884, when he was succeeded by James E. Campbell, who contested the election; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884; elected to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, December 29, 1902; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.