12/07/1806 - 08/30/1884

Mercer County (1850), Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties (1851)

LEECH, Morris, a Representative from Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties; born, December 7, 1806 in Salem Township, Mercer County, Pa.; owner, general store; farmer; appointed, justice of the peace (1834-1884); elected, commissioner, Mercer County (1843); elected, constable, Clarksville (now Clark) (1848); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850 and 1851 terms; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1852); vice president, State Agricultural Society (1852); died, August 30, 1884 in Clark, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; interred, Clarksville Cemetery, Clark, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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