Member Biography

James Henry "Harry" Morgan 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1911-1912       18 Democrat
1913-1914       18 Democrat

COUNTIES: Northampton  


09/19/1857 - 12/13/1933

James Henry “Harry” Morgan (D18) Northampton County 1911-1914

Early Life: 

James Henry “Harry” Morgan, born September 19, 1857, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; son of Jesse H. and Sophia A. Brunner Morgan; educated, Moravian Parochial School, Bethlehem; engaged, mercantile business; member, Board of Prison Inspectors of Northampton County; elected, Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions of Northampton County, 1903-1910; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1910. married, Laura A. Faust Morgan; died, December 13, 1933 (aged 76), Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; interment, Memorial Park Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Member, Board of Prison Inspectors of Northampton County. 

Elected, Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions of Northampton County, 1903-1910.

Elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 18th district, Northampton County, 1911-1914; committee assignments, Appropriations, Law and Order, Legislative Apportionment, Mines and Mining, Public Roads and Highways. 


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members M"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1914). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1090, 1097-1100, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1072. 

James Henry “Harry” Morgan (1857-1933) - Find a Grave Memorial