Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick

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Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Preceded by Charles E. Snodgrass
Succeeded by Mounce G. Butler
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
In office
1895-1899
Personal details
Born October 29, 1868 (1868-10-29)
Smith County
Died June 25, 1908 (1908-06-26) (aged 39)
Nashville, Tennessee
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Maggie Mae DeBow Fitzpatrick
Alma mater Cumberland University
Profession

Attorney politician

newspaper editor

Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick (October 29, 1868 – June 25, 1908) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee.

Biography[edit]

Fitzpatrick was born on October 29, 1868 near Carthage, Tennessee in Smith County. He attended the common schools and Lebanon University, in Ohio, in 1887. In 1891, he graduated from the law department of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Hartville, Tennessee. He also edited a newspaper at Hartville. In 1894 he married Maggie Mae De Bow.[1]

Career[edit]

A member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Fitzpatrick served from 1895 to 1899. He served as speaker in 1897, having been elected on the first ballot over A.H. Pettibone. He was the state superintendent of public instruction from 1899 to 1903. He was chairman of the state Democratic executive committee.[2]

Fitzpatrick was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress. He served from March 4, 1903 to March 3, 1905,[3] but he was not a candidate for renomination in 1904 and resumed the practice of law.

Death[edit]

Fitzpatrick died in Nashville, Tennessee on June 25, 1908 (age 39 years, 240 days). He is interred at Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick. Alabama Biographical Dictionary. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

United States Congress. "FITZPATRICK, Morgan Cassius (id: F000176)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. 


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles E. Snodgrass
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Succeeded by
Mounce G. Butler