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Vice President Levi Parsons Morton

Vice President Levi Parsons Morton

Male 1824 - 1920  (96 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Levi Parsons Morton 
    Title Vice President 
    Born 16 May 1824  Shoreham, Addison, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information Morton Grove, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The village of Morton Grove Illinois is named for Levi in honor of his help in obtaining the funds to build Miller's Mill Road, now known as Lincoln Avenue. 
    Occupation 4 Mar 1879 
    Member of the House of Representatives, representing New York's 11th district (Manhattan) 
    Levi P Morton Political Cartoon.
    Levi P Morton Political Cartoon.
    Levi P Morton Political Cartoon.
    Occupation 21 Mar 1881 
    United States Minister to France Appointed by President James Abram Garfield

    On 24 Oct 1881, as the ambassador to France Levi was given the honor of placing the first rivet in the construction of the Statue of Liberty. It was driven into the big toe of Lady Liberty's left foot. 
    Levi Parsons Morton Statue of Liberty.
    Levi Parsons Morton Statue of Liberty.
    Levi Parsons Morton driving the first rivet on the Statue of Liberty.
    Statue of Liberty.
    Statue of Liberty.
    Statue of Liberty.
    Occupation 4 Mar 1889 
    22nd Vice President of the United States. 
    Levi P. Morton Republican candidate for vice-president.
    Levi P. Morton Republican candidate for vice-president.
    A print made of Levi P. Morton as the Republican candidate for vice-president.
    Harrison-Morton Platform.
    Harrison-Morton Platform.
    Running mates; Harrison & Morton and the Republican Platform.
    Occupation 1 Jan 1895 
    31st Governor of New York 
    Levi Parsons Morton Gubernatorial Portrait.
    Levi Parsons Morton Gubernatorial Portrait.
    Levi Parsons Morton Gubernatorial Portrait.
    Died 16 May 1920  Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone 1
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone 1
    Levi Parsons Morton Headstone 1
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I25506  Nagel
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2016 

    Father Daniel Oliver Morton,   b. 21 Dec 1788, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1852, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lucretia Parsons,   b. 26 Jul 1789, Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1862, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 30 Aug 1814 
    Family ID F8162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Young Kimball,   b. 22 Jul 1836,   d. 11 Jul 1871  (Age 34 years) 
    Children 
     1. Carrie Morton,   b. 1857,   d. 3 Jul 1857  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F8163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Livingston Reade Street,   b. 18 May 1846, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1918, Rhinecliff, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1873  New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lewis Parsons Morton,   b. 1877,   d. 19 Jan 1878  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
     2. Edith Livingston Morton,   b. 26 Jun 1874, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1964, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     3. Lena Kearney Morton,   b. 20 May 1875,   d. 10 Jun 1905, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [Birth]
     4. Helen Stuyvesant Morton,   b. 2 Aug 1876, Newwport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1952  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
     5. Alice Morton,   b. 23 Mar 1879,   d. 19 Jun 1917  (Age 38 years)  [Birth]
     6. Mary Morton,   b. 11 Jun 1881, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1932, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F8164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart