See also:merchant and philanthropist, one of the " war
See also:governors " of New
See also:York state, was
See also:born in
See also:county, Massachusetts, on the 8th of
See also:February 1811 . He was first a clerk and then a partner in his
See also:store at
See also:Connecticut, and became
See also:head of the New York
See also:firm of E . D .
See also:Morgan & Co . (formed in 1847) . He engaged in politics, first as a Whig and then as a Republican . In 1849 he was elected
See also:president of the
See also:Board of Assistant Aldermen of New York City; he was a member of the state
See also:senate in 1850-1853 and procured the passage of the
See also:bill providing for the
See also:establishment of Central
See also:Park in New York City; in 1855-1858 he was state
See also:commissioner of immigration; from 1859 to 1863 he was
See also:governor of New York, being the first Republican executive of the state; in 1863-i869 he was
See also:United States senator from New York . He died in New York City on the 14th of February 1883 . Morganwas one of the founders of the Republican party, and was chairman of the
See also:National 'Republican
See also:Committee in 1856-x864 and in 1872 . He was one of the most efficient and able' of the w'idt'igovernors; even before the 'outbreak of the
See also:Civil War he did much to prepare the `state
See also:government for it, and from
See also:September 1861 to
See also:January 1863 he was in command of the military department of New York, with the
See also:rank- of major-general of
See also:volunteers . He was a liberal donor to Union Theo-logical Seminary,
See also:College and other institutions . His collection of paintings and sculpture, much of which had long been loaned to the Metropolitan Museum, was sold in January 1886 .
DANIEL MORGAN (1736-1802)
JOHN HUNT MORGAN (1825-1864)
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