Daniel N. Morgan

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Daniel N. Morgan
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19th Treasurer of the United States
In office
June 1, 1893 – June 30, 1897
President Grover Cleveland
William McKinley
Preceded by Enos H. Nebecker
Succeeded by Ellis H. Roberts
Personal details
Born (1844-08-18)August 18, 1844
Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.
Died May 30, 1931(1931-05-30) (aged 86)
Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
Resting place Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport
Occupation banker

Daniel Nash Morgan (August 18, 1844 – May 30, 1931) was a United States banker who was Treasurer of the United States from 1893 to 1897.


Mrs. Daniel N. Morgan
Mary Huntington Morgan
William Judson Morgan

Daniel N. Morgan was born in Newtown, Connecticut on August 18, 1844.[1] His father owned a store, which he took over as a young man. He later took a partner, running the store as Morgan & Booth.[1] In 1869, he moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, becoming a partner in Birdsey & Morgan, a firm producing dry goods and carpets.[1] He also ran a grocery, Morgan, Hopson & Co., in 1877.[1] In 1879, he became president of the City National Bank of Bridgeport.[2]

Morgan was elected to the Bridgeport common council in 1873 and served until 1874. He was a member of the Bridgeport Board of Education from 1877 to 1878 and was mayor of Bridgeport in 1880 and 1884.[1]

In 1893, President Grover Cleveland named Morgan Treasurer of the United States and Morgan held that office from June 1, 1893 until June 30, 1897.

He married a descendant of William Judson of Stratford, Connecticut. The Morgans had a son, William Judson Morgan, and a daughter, May Huntington Morgan.[3]

Morgan was a candidate for Governor of Connecticut in 1898, but lost to George E. Lounsbury.[4]

Morgan died in Bridgeport on May 30, 1931, 12 days after being hit by an automobile.[4] He is buried in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e Illustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut (1891), p. 42.
  2. ^ "Treasurer Daniel N. Morgan". New York Times, April 15, 1893.
  3. ^ Hinman, Ida (1895). The Washington Sketch Book, Supplement. Washington, DC: Hartman & Cadick. p. 25. 
  4. ^ a b c Political Graveyard
Government offices
Preceded by
Enos H. Nebecker
Treasurer of the United States
June 1, 1893 – June 30, 1897
Succeeded by
Ellis H. Roberts