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Morris, Jr., Samuel Vance "S.V."

House 1899-1902 (District 41)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/4/1870
Birth Place: Ohio
Birth County: Hamilton
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1928
Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: S.V.
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Insurance Agent, Preferred Accident Company

EDUCATION

Indianapolis Common Schools, Indiana; Elementary School;
Indianapolis High Schools, Indiana; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in March 1889.

His great grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was President of the United States.

His uncle, Benjamin Harrison, was President of the United States.

His grandfather, John Scott Harrison, was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 2nd Congressional District of Ohio.

"Mr. Morris is an ardent Republican..." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 303)

Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 41
Elected: 11/6/1900
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/8/1901 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Insurance
  • Municipal Legislation
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Public Lands

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 41
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/7/1901
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Preferred Accident Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Game and Fish Laws
  • Insurance
  • Public Lands