Justin S. Morrill

ID: SIA2010-0618

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1850

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder 24

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Summary

Engraving by G. E. Perine N. York. Justin S. Morrill (1810-1898) was born in Vermont. In 1852, Morrill was elected as a Whig to the thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1867). In 1866, Morrill was elected as a Union Republican to the U.S. Senate. He was reelected as a Republican in 1872, 1878, 1884, 1890, and again in 1896, and served from March 4, 1867, until his death, almost thirty-one years. He served as Regent of the Smithsonian from February 1883 to December 1898.

Subject

  • Morrill, Justin Smith
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Congress
  • Senator
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • Board of Regents

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder 24

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1850

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Topic

  • Politicians
  • Legislators
  • Politicians--United States

Place

  • Vermont
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2010-0618

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 6.5w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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