Lorenzo Morris

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Lorenzo Morris (August 14, 1817 Smithfield, Madison County, New York – October 2, 1903 Fredonia, Chautauqua County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

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He was the son of David Morris. The family removed to a farm near Mayville, New York in 1829. He attended the public schools and graduated from Mayville Academy in 1836. Then he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1841, and practiced in Jamestown. In 1844, he returned to Mayville, and in 1852, removed to Fredonia. He was Postmaster of Fredonia from 1854 to 1860.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (32nd D.) in 1868 and 1869. He was a member of the Constitutional Commission of 1872–73.

He was buried at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Fredonia.

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New York State Senate
Preceded by
Walter L. Sessions
New York State Senate
32nd District

1868–1869
Succeeded by
Allen D. Scott