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John T. Morrison


In office
January 5, 1903 – January 2, 1905
Lieutenant James M. Stevens
Preceded by Frank W. Hunt
Succeeded by Frank R. Gooding

Born December 25, 1860(1860-12-25)
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Died December 20, 1915 (aged 54)
Boise, Idaho
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Grace Darling Mackey
Residence Caldwell
Profession Attorney
Religion Presbyterian

John Tracy Morrison (December 25, 1860 – December 20, 1915) was the sixth Governor of Idaho from 1903 until 1905.

Morrison graduated from Cornell Law School in 1890 and moved to Caldwell, where he became a successful attorney and an active member of the local Presbyterian Church. In 1891, Morrison was influential in founding the College of Idaho and served as an original faculty member, teaching English and history. In 1893 he became a member of the school's board of trustees.

Idaho Republicans nominated Morrison as their gubernatorial candidate in 1902. He was elected by defeating the Democratic incumbent, Frank W. Hunt. Morrison sought reelection in 1904, but Republicans declined to nominate him for a second term, instead supporting Frank R. Gooding. Upon leaving office Morrison returned to his Caldwell law practice.

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