Oliver A. Morse

Oliver A. Morse, New York Congressman

Oliver Andrew Morse (March 26, 1815 – April 20, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Cherry Valley, New York, Morse pursued classical studies and was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, in 1833, where he was a founding member of the Alpha Delta Phi Literary Society. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cherry Valley, New York.

Morse was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1858. Writer and translator. He died in New York City on April 20, 1870. He was interred in Cherry Valley Cemetery, Cherry Valley, New York.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jonas A. Hughston
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 19th congressional district

March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Succeeded by
James H. Graham

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