George C. MORGAN, b. 31Jan1847


biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887

GEORGE C. MORGAN. of the firm of Lafferty & Morgan, attorneys-at-law, Oskaloosa, was born in Paris Township, Portage Co., Ohio, Jan. 31, 1847, and is the son of Evan and Sarah (Phillips) Morgan. His parents were born in Wales, but made their home in Ohio. There his mother died in 1870, and his father in December, 1879. The subject of this sketch, George C. Morgan, was educated at Hiram College and Mt. Union College. He went to Michigan in 1868, and from there the following year to Davenport, Iowa, where he entered upon the study of law in the office of George Hubbell, and was admitted to the bar in that city, in May, 1875. He entered upon and continued the practice of his profession at Davenport until June, 1875, when he removed to New Sharon, opened an office, and practiced successfully until September, 1883, and then came to this city. His existing partnership with Mr. Lafferty was formed in November, 1884. Mr. Morgan was united in marriage, at New Sharon, April 15, 1876, to Miss Hannah Graham, a native of Columbiana County, Ohio, and a daughter of Thomas and Mary Graham. One child has been born of this union, a son, Evan, now aged five years. Mrs. Morgan is a member of the Christian Church. In political affiliations Mr. Morgan is Republican. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and a Knight Templar Mason. The firm of which he is a member occupies a leading rank among the bar of this city, and enjoys a lucrative practice. The senior of the firm has filled the office of District Attorney for this judicial district, and was accounted among the ablest and most careful prosecutors in the State. Mr. Morgan is a careful, painstaking lawyer and devoted to the interests of his clients. He is thoroughly conscientious, a man of the strictest integrity, and enjoys the confidence of his fellow citizens.

Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887

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