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Buckner Stith Morris
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2nd Mayor of Chicago
In office
1838–1839
Preceded byWilliam Butler Ogden
Succeeded byBenjamin Wright Raymond
Personal details
BornAugust 19, 1800(1800-08-19)
Augusta, Kentucky
DiedDecember 16, 1879(1879-12-16) (aged 79)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyWhig
Spouse(s)Evelina Barker (m. 1837–1847) «start: (1837)–end+1: (1848)»"Marriage: Evelina Barker to Buckner Stith Morris" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Buckner_Stith_Morris) (her death)
Eliza Stephenson (m. 1850–1855) «start: (1850)–end+1: (1856)»"Marriage: Eliza Stephenson to Buckner Stith Morris" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Buckner_Stith_Morris) (her death),
M. E. Parrish (m. 1856–1879) «start: (1856)–end+1: (1880)»"Marriage: M. E. Parrish to Buckner Stith Morris" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Buckner_Stith_Morris) (his death)
Children3
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
ProfessionLawyer

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.[1]

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.

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