Oliver Andrew MORSE, Congress, NY (1815-1870)


MORSE, Oliver Andrew, a Representative from New York; born in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, N.Y., March 26, 1815; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., in 1833; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cherry Valley, N.Y.; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); was not a candidate for renomination in 1858; writer and translator; died in New York City April 20, 1870; interment in Cherry Valley Cemetery, Cherry Valley, Otsego County, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present