Bio: Morris, M. D. (History - b 1848)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Morris, Briggs, Collins, McCulloch, Wheeler, Jones, Webster

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

M. D. Morris, druggist, books, stationery, musical instruments, etc., Merrill, was born in Delafield, Waukesha, Co., Nov. 11, 1848. He spent his early school days in Allenís Grove Academy, and then attended the Beloit College for about one year; then engaged with Dr. G. H. Briggs, of Delavan, in the study of pharmacy. He remained there three years, then went to Beloit, and engaged with Mr. C. J. G. Collins, remaining two years. From there he went to Stevens Point, where he was employed by Mr. H. D. McCulloch, in the capacity of prescription and drug clerk. He remained two years, and went to Omro, in company with Mr. O. W. Jones, and purchased the drug store of F. F. Wheeler & Co. They were in business four years, then Mr. Morris purchased his partnerís interest, and run the business until August, 1879; and has since made Merrill his permanent place of business. He was married, Feb. 24, 1875, to Della Webster, who was born near Omro, in February, 1853. They have two children, Hiram W. and Richard.


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