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J. Sterling Morton

J. Sterling MortonAKA Julius Sterling Morton

Born: 22-Apr-1832
Birthplace: Adams, NY
Died: 27-Apr-1902
Location of death: Lake Forest, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City, NE

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Agriculture, 1893-97

Father: Julius Dewey Morton
Mother: Emeline Sterling
Wife: Caroline Joy French (m. 20-Oct-1854, four sons)
Son: Paul Morton (US Secretary of the Navy)
Son: Joy Morton (founder, Morton International)
Son: Mark Morton (executive, Morton International, b. 1858, d. 1951)

    University: University of Michigan (1852-53, expelled)
    University: BA, Union College (1856)

    US Secretary of Agriculture (1893-97)
    Governor of Nebraska Territory (1861)
    Governor of Nebraska Territory (1858-59)
    Nebraska State Official Secretary of Nebraska Territory (1858-61)
    Nebraska City News editor
    Chi Psi Fraternity
    Expelled from School
    Birthday Is Holiday Arbor Day

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