John Morris

Birth: 1824, Feb. 6
Death: 1903, Jan. 29
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 doctor Baltimore City 9 26

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1865-1866 John Morris doctor 5 Franklin Baltimore City
1877 John Morris doctor 5 Franklin St. Baltimore City
1867-1868 John Morris doctor 5 Franklin Baltimore City
1881 John Morris doctor 5 Franklin Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1824-?
    Notes: Born in Lancaster County, Pa., February 6, 1824. Educated at Lancaster Academy; settled at Baltimore, 1841; pupil of Drs. F. E. B. Hintze and S. Annan; one course at Wash-ington College, Baltimore, 1845-46; Licentiate Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland (by examination), 1845; Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland; Member of the Legislature of Maryland, 1852-56: Member of the School Board of Baltimore, 1856-57; Orator, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1854; Postmaster of Baltimore, 1857-61; Member of the City Council, 1867; M.D. (Honorary), Bellevue Medical College, New York, 1868; President, Pathological Society of Baltimore, 1868 and 1872; President Maryland Inebriate Asylum, 1875-77; President, Baltimore Medical and Surgical Society, 1874-75; President, Baltimore Medical Association, 1879; Vice-President, American Medical Association, 1879; President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1888-89; President of the Lunacy Commission of Maryland; President of the Maryland State Board of Health; President of the Pennsylvania and Maryland Medical Society. Dr. Morris volunteered his services during the terrible epidemic of yellow fever in Norfolk in 1855, where he was himself stricken with the disease, recovering only after a tedious illness. He has a gold medal commemorative of this fact, presented by the citizens of Norfolk. 118 East Franklin Street, Baltimore.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 511
  • Dates: 1855
    Notes: Drs. John Morris, John H. Muller, H. Webster, Marc. Grahame, T. Boone, John A. Marshall, Chas. T. Walter, and Robert Thompson, go to the relief of Norfolk and Portsmouth, then suffering from yellow fever. The last three fall victims to their philanthropy and die there of the disease.
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 41.
  • Dates: 1857-61
    Notes: Served as Postmaster of Baltimore, 1857-61
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 249
  • Dates: 1867
    Notes: Served on Baltimore City Council, 1867
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 248
  • Dates: 1903
    Notes: Died, Baltimore City, January 29, 1903, age 79
    Source: Arps, Walter E., Jr., Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the (Baltimore) Sun Almanac Westminster: Family Line Publications: 167