Member Biography

John Morrison 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1845       19 Whig

COUNTIES: Bedford, Huntingdon  


04/30/1811 - 06/24/1859

John Morrison (W19) Bedford and Huntingdon Counties 1845-1847

Early Life: 

John Morrison, born April 30, 1803, Wayne Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, son of Joshua Morrison and Rachel Bell; married Ann Shaver, 1825, children, Henry Morrison, George Morrison, Catherine Eliza Morrison, Mary Ann Morrison, Hannah Jane Morrison, John Shaver Morrison, William H Morrison; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1837-1840; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1845; died, June 24, 1859, (age 56), Aughwick, Shirley Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; interment, Mount Union Cemetery, Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Huntingdon County, 1837-1840.

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 19th district, Bedford and Huntingdon Counties, 1845-1847. 

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


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

John Morrison (1803-1859) - Find a Grave Memorial