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Morris, Edward Joy (16 July 1815–31 December 1881), legislator, author, and diplomat, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of unknown ancestry. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from Harvard College in 1836. He studied law and was admitted to the Philadelphia bar in 1842, while serving in the Pennsylvania assembly, 1841–1843. Morris served one term as a Whig in Congress, 1843–1845. When his bid for reelection failed, he resumed his law practice. In 1847 he married Elizabeth Gatliff Ella of Philadelphia, with whom he had two daughters....

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Wadsworth, James Jeremiah (12 June 1905–13 March 1984), legislator, bureaucrat, and diplomat, was born in Groveland, New York, the son of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr., a farmer and politician, and Alice Hay. Like his father, Wadsworth attended Fay School, St. Mark’s School, and Yale University, from which he received an A.B. in 1926. In 1927 he married Harty Tilton of New York. They had one child....