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Encyclopedia > Edwin D. Morgan
Edwin Denison Morgan


Senior Senator, New York
In office
March 4, 1863March 3, 1869
Preceded by Preston King
Succeeded by Reuben E. Fenton

Born February 8, 1811
Washington, Massachusetts, USA
Died February 14, 1883
New York City, New York, USA
Political party Republican

Edwin Denison Morgan (February 8, 1811February 14, 1883) was Governor of New York from 1859 to 1862 and served in the United States Senate from 1863 to 1869. He was the first and longest serving chairman of the Republican National Committee. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 530 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (676 × 764 pixel, file size: 59 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) http://hdl. ... NY redirects here. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (64th in leap years). ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Preston King (October 14, 1806-November 12, 1865) was a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Ogdensburg, New York on October 14, 1806. ... Reuben Eaton Fenton (4 July 1819–15 August 1885) was an American politician from New York. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Washington is a town located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... New York, NY redirects here. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Bush/Cheney, 2004 campaign manager Ken Mehlman is the current chairman of the RNC. The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. ...


Morgan was born in Washington, Massachusetts on 8 February 1811. He began his business career as a grocer in Hartford, Connecticut. He became a partner with his uncle and served on the city council. In 1836 he relocated to New York City and became a successful wholesaler, broker, and banker. He was a city alderman, state senator (1850 -1853), and state commissioner of immigration. Washington is a town located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... New York, NY redirects here. ... An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions. ...


Because of his wealth, Morgan became highly influential in Republican politics of his time and twice served as chairman of the Republican National Committee. Known for generous contributions to charities and causes, he contributed large sums to the Union Theological Seminary. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Bush/Cheney, 2004 campaign manager Ken Mehlman is the current chairman of the RNC. The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. ... The tower at Union Theological Seminary Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York is a preeminent independent graduate school of theology, located in the citys burrough of Manhattan. ...


Edwin Morgan was a cousin to Morgan G. Bulkeley, a governor of Connecticut. Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (December 26, 1837 - November 6, 1922) was an American business and sports executive and politician who served as the first president of Major League Baseballs National League, and later served as a governor of Connecticut and a U.S. Senator. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ...


Morgan died in New York City on 14 February 1883. New York, NY redirects here. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Preceded by
(none)
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
18561864
Succeeded by
Marcus L. Ward
Preceded by
John A. King
Governor of New York
18591863
Succeeded by
Horatio Seymour
Preceded by
Preston King
United States Senator (Class 1) from New York
March 4, 1863March 3, 1869
Served alongside: Ira Harris and Roscoe Conkling
Succeeded by
Reuben E. Fenton
Preceded by
William Claflin
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
18761879
Succeeded by
Zachariah Chandler

 
 

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