Frank Morey

Frank Morey ( born July 11, 1840 in Boston, Massachusetts, † September 22, 1890 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1869 and 1876 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frank Morey attended the public schools of his home. In 1857 he moved to Illinois, where he studied law. During the Civil War he was a soldier in the army of the Union. After the war he settled in 1866 in Louisiana down. There he worked as a cotton planter and in the insurance industry. Politically Morey was a member of the Republican Party. In the years 1868 and 1869 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Louisiana. At that time he was also charged with the revision of the laws of the State of Louisiana. In 1873 he represented his country at the World Exhibition in Vienna.

In the congressional elections of 1868 Morey was selected in the fifth electoral district of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he became the successor of W. Jasper Blackburn on March 4, 1869. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1875 three legislative periods. Morey was also confirmed in 1874 and entered on March 4, 1875 on a further term of office. This choice was however challenged by William B. Spencer of the Democratic Party. After this appeal was upheld, Frank Morey was forced to resign on June 8, 1876 from his position at Spencer. During his time in Congress, the 15th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted there in 1870.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Frank Morey remained resident in the Federal Capital Washington. He is also passed on 22 September 1890. He was buried at the Congress Cemetery.