Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Lawyer and politician; Governor of New York State, 1895-1897.

From the description of Papers, 1880-1889. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 174559655

Levi P. Morton (1824-1920) was a Congressman from New York (1879-1881), United States minister to France (1881-1885), Republican governor of New York State (1895-1896), and Vice President of the United States (1889-1893) under President Benjamin Harrison.

From the guide to the Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York in 1878. He was Minister to France from 1881 to 1885, was elected Vice-President of the U.S. under Benjamin Harison in 1888, and served as Governor of New York in 1895 and 1896. In 1899 he founded the Morton Trust Co. and retired after the company merged with Guaranty Trust.

From the guide to the Levi P. Morton papers, 1818-1920, 1878-1898, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

U.S. vice president, U.S. representative from New York, diplomat, and governor of New York.

From the description of Letter of Levi P. Morton, Sept. 1., no year. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454637

Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman.

He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York in 1878. He was Minister to France from 1881 to 1885, was elected Vice-President of the U.S. under Benjamin Harison in 1888, and served as Governor of New York in 1895 and 1896. In 1899 he founded the Morton Trust Co. and retired after the company merged with Guaranty Trust.

From the description of Levi P. Morton papers, 1842-1920, bulk (1880s-1890s) (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652450

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New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New York (N.Y.)
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)
New York (State)
New York (State)
United States
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
United States
France
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)
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Hanover (N.H.)
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Governors
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Birth 1824-05-16

Death 1920-05-16

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