MORRIS, Jonathan David, (1804 - 1875)


MORRIS, Jonathan David, (son of Thomas Morris and brother of Isaac Newton Morris), a Representative from Ohio; born in Columbia, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 8, 1804; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Batavia, Ohio; clerk of the courts of Clermont County; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas L. Hamer; reelected to the Thirty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1847, to March 3, 1851; died in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., May 16, 1875; interment in Citizens Cemetery, Batavia, Ohio.