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Edward de Veaux MORRELL
Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
Source : Tim DOWLING
Morrell was born in Newport, Rhode Island. He attended private schools and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, where he was a member of St. Anthony Hall, in 1885. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1887 and commenced practice in Philadelphia. He was a member of the select council of Philadelphia from 1891 to 1894. He was active in the Pennsylvania National Guard, serving as a colonel of the Third Regiment and brigadier general commanding the First Brigade.
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