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JOHN WALLACE MORRISON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1881-1882 Republican
1883-1884 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

02/15/1841 - 08/12/1934

MORRISON, John Wallace, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, February 15, 1841 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; second lieutenant, Company E, 100th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); quartermaster, 14th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard; captain, aide-de-camp to general James A. Beaver, Pennsylvania National Guard; photographic business owner (1866-1892); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1880 and 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); journal clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1885-1888); chief clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1889-1892); elected, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1892-1894); elected, Deputy Commissioner of Banking (1895-1924); died, August 12, 1934 in Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; interred, Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.