Lot M. Morrill
DATE OF BIRTH: May 3, 1813
PLACE OF BIRTH: Belgrade
DATE OF DEATH: January 10, 1883
PLACE OF DEATH: Augusta
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican
TERM IN OFFICE: January 8, 1858 – January 3, 1861
FIRST LADY: Charlotte H. Vance
QUOTE: Over-legislation is an evil; frequent changes and amendments of the laws are impolitic and unwise; next to certainty, the stability of the laws is of the utmost importance.
Inaugural Address, January 8, 1858
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator (Senate President), U. S. Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, Collector of Customs for Portland
Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century. Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 39-57.
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. XLI.
Ferris, Norman B. “Lot Myrick Morrill,” American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999, Vol. 15, pp. 884-885.
Moody, Robert E. “Lot Myrick Morrill,” Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 13, pp. 199-200.
North, James W. The History of Augusta. Augusta: Clapp and North, 1870, pp. 797-799.