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Buckner Stith Morris
|Buckner Stith Morris|
|2nd Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||William Butler Ogden|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin Wright Raymond|
|Born|| August 19, 1800|
|Died|| December 16, 1879 (aged 79)|
|Spouse(s)|| Evelina Barker (m. 1837–1847) (her death)|
Eliza Stephenson (m. 1850–1855) (her death),
M. E. Parrish (m. 1856–1879) (his death)
Buckner Stith Morris (August 19, 1800 – December 16, 1879) was an American politician who served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1838–1839) for the Whig Party. He was in jail for 9 months due to war conflicts.
Morris was born on August 19, 1800 in Augusta, Kentucky. Morris was married to Evlina Barker until her death. Then he was married to Elize Stephenson until her death. Then he was married to M. E. Parrish until his death. He had three children. Morris died on December 16, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois from an illness, aged 79.
- Pucci, Kelly (2007). Camp Douglas: Chicago's Civil War Prison. Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing. pp. 85. . http://books.google.com/books?id=CXjSsHbLElwC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Camp+Douglas+Pucci#v=onepage&q=Morris&f=false.