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David Lawrence Morril

In office
March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1823
Preceded by Thomas W. Thompson
Succeeded by Samuel Bell

In office
June 3, 1824 – June 7, 1827
Preceded by Levi Woodbury
Succeeded by Benjamin Pierce

Born June 10, 1772
Epping, New Hampshire
Died January 28, 1849 (aged 76)
Concord, New Hampshire
Political party Democratic-Republican
Alma mater Dartmouth College
University of Vermont (J.D.)
Religion Presbyterian

David Lawrence Morril (June 10, 1772 – January 28, 1849) graduated from Dartmouth College and later received his law degree from the University of Vermont. He was an American physician and clergyman and lived for a time in Goffstown, New Hampshire. He served as a U.S. Senator for New Hampshire from 1817 to 1823, and Governor of New Hampshire from 1824 to 1827.

Morril was the son of Samuel and Anna (Lawrence) Morrill. He married Lydia Poor in 1824 and had four children.

He is buried in the Old North Cemetery, Concord, New Hampshire, near the grave of President Franklin Pierce.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Thomas W. Thompson
United States Senator (Class 2) from New Hampshire
Served alongside: Jeremiah Mason, Clement Storer, John F. Parrott
Succeeded by
Samuel Bell
Political offices
Preceded by
Levi Woodbury
Governor of New Hampshire
Succeeded by
Benjamin Pierce


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