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Henry Gordon McMORRAN

(1844-1929)

McMORRAN, Henry Gordon, a Representative from Michigan; born in Port Huron, Mich., June 11, 1844; attended the Crawford Private School; engaged in the wholesale grocery business in 1865 and also in the milling, grain, and elevator business; member of the board of aldermen in 1867; city treasurer of Port Huron in 1875; general manager of the Port Huron & Northwestern Railway 1878-1889; member of the State canal commission; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1913); chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1912; engaged in numerous business enterprises at Port Huron, Mich.; organized the Great Lakes Foundry Co., serving as its president; died in Port Huron, Mich., July 19, 1929; interment in Lakeside Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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