Rash's Surname Index

Notes for Charles Eldridge Jr. MORGAN

Charles E. Morgan member of the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, died Sunday morning [March 4, 1917] at his home at 547 Church lane, after a brief illness. Pneumonia was the cause of his death. Mr. Morgan, who was 73 years old was born September 23, 1844 and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in the Class of 1864. At the time of the invasion of Pennsylvania by General Lee Mr. Morgan organized the Landis Battery, which was composed of residents of Germantown and Chestnut Hill.
Mr. Morgan studied law in the office of Judge William A. Porter, afterward practicing in that office until 1872 when he formed a partnership with Francis D. Lewis. In 1880 Mr. Morgan was appointed Assistant City Solicitor, which office he held for several years He was a member of the Board of Education for a number of years and also of the Board of City Trusts. His firm executed extensive legal work for the U. G. I., Philadelphia Electric Company, Provident Life & Trust Company, the Germantown Trust Company, Girard National Bank and many other large business houses.
Mr. Morgan is survived by a widow and three children, Mrs. William Perry, Hallowell V. Morgan and Charles E. Morgan, 3d. He was a brother of Randal, John D., William D. and Miss Jennie D. Morgan. He was a member of Calvary P. E. Church.

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