Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick

Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick ( born October 29, 1868 Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee; † June 25, 1908 in Nashville, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1905 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Morgan Fitzpatrick attended the public schools of his home and then the Lebanon University in Lebanon (Ohio ). After a subsequent law degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon (Tennessee ) and its made ​​in 1891 admitted to the bar he began in Hartsville to work in his new profession. In this city he also edited a newspaper. Politically Fitzpatrick was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1895 and 1899 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Tennessee, which he was president in 1897. From 1899 to 1903 he served as Minister of Education in Tennessee ( Superintendent of Public Instruction ). At times, he was also state chairman of his party.

In the congressional elections of 1902 he was in the fourth electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles Edward Snodgrass on March 4, 1903. Since he resigned in 1904 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1905. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Fitzpatrick practiced as a lawyer again. He died on June 25, 1908 in Nashville and was buried in Gallatin.