09/11/1867 - 04/27/1953

MORRIS, Thomas Gilbert, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, September 11, 1867 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada; apprentice, George W. Bladen Oil Cloth Works; inspector, Bureau of Water, Philadelphia (1903); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1903 and 1905 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1907 term; city real estate assessor, Philadelphia (1906-1909); president, 29th Ward Republican Committee (1908-1939); elected, city magistrate, Philadelphia (1909-1915); owner, saloon; elected, clerk of Quarter Sessions Court, Philadelphia; unsuccessful campaign, city magistrate, Philadelphia (1931), deputy sheriff, Philadelphia County; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1936); died, April 27, 1953 in Westmont, Camden County, New Jersey; interred, Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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