Jonathan D. Morris

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Jonathan David Morris
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851
Preceded by Joseph J. McDowell
Succeeded by Nelson Barrere
Personal details
Born (1804-10-08)October 8, 1804
Columbia, Ohio
Died May 16, 1875(1875-05-16) (aged 70)
Connersville, Indiana
Resting place Citizens Cemetery, Batavia, Ohio
Political party Democratic

Jonathan David Morris (October 8, 1804 - May 16, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son of Thomas Morris and brother of Isaac N. Morris.

Born in Columbia, Hamilton County, Ohio Morris attended the public schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Batavia, Ohio. He served as clerk of the courts of Clermont County.

Morris was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas L. Hamer He was reelected to the Thirty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1847, to March 3, 1851. He died in Connersville, Indiana, May 16, 1875. He was interred in Citizens Cemetery, Batavia, Ohio.

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