John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania and a Founding Father of the United States.
1716–1780), Tory Member of Parliament; John Morton (American politician) ( 1725–1777), U.S. surveyor, signed Declaration of ...
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Both Morton and his wife, Anna Justis, were descended from Finns who were ... to approve and sign the most important political document in American history.
John Morton served in the Continental Congress. Morton was the ... Politics. In 1756, Morton was elected to the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly. In 1757 he ...
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Politics. Morton was elected in 1756 to the Provincial Assembly, serving for a decade, sometimes as Speaker. He filled numerous civil ...
In the mid-1700s, John Morton emerged as one of the leading political figures in Pennsylvania, into which New Sweden had been absorbed in the later 1600s.