Sunday, August 3, 2014

Howard B. Morse.

HOWARD B. MORSE, was born in Bath, Me., September 4, 1849, and two years later removed with his parents to Boston, Mass. He was educated in the public schools of that city, and was afterwards engaged in mercantile business there. Resided there until the spring of 1879, when he came to Kansas and entered the employ of the A., T. & S. F. R. R. Co. as timekeeper at Emporia. In November, 1882, he was appointed fuel agent of that road at Emporia, which position he now holds in addition to that of timekeeper. He has built for his own use one of the finest residences in the southwestern division of the city. He is a member of the City School Board, a member and trustee of the First Baptist Church of Emporia, a member of Emporia Lodge, No. 12, A., F. & A. M., and a member of the Roxbury Lodge, K. of H. He married Miss Carrie C. Curtis, of Boston, September 20, 1871, and they have four children - Alice A., Carrie M., John H., and Evelina.

Author:  born to Jane Hersom and Alvah Morse.

Married Carolyn "carrie" C. Curtis Morse.:

Mr.  Morse came to Lyon county in 1882, was mayor of Emporia, Kansas in 1901.

Died February 17, 1933.  Buried Maplewood Memorial Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.

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