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  Morrison, Cameron A.
NameCameron A. Morrison
Charlotte, North Carolina , United States
Born October 05, 1869
DiedAugust 20, 1953 (83 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 23, 2014 07:55pm
InfoMORRISON, Cameron A., a Senator and a Representative from North Carolina; born near Rockingham, Richmond County, N.C., October 5, 1869; attended private schools at Ellerbe Springs, N.C., and at Rockingham; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in Rockingham; mayor of Rockingham 1893

Presidential Elector at large (D-NC) 1916

Moved to Charlotte, N.C., and continued the practice of law

Governor (D-NC) 1921-1925; dramatically increased the size of the state government, including many projects to pave roads and establishing the state road system. Gov. Morrison came to be called "the good roads Governor."

Member of the Democratic National Committee in 1928

Appointed to the U.S. Senate on December 13, 1930, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lee S. Overman and served from December 13, 1930, until December 4, 1932, when a duly elected successor qualified; was an unsuccessful candidate for election to fill the vacancy

Resumed the practice of law

U.S. Representative (D-NC) 1943-1945

Resumed the practice of his profession in Charlotte, N.C.; died in Quebec, Canada, on August 20, 1953; interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.



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