Biography of Jackson Morrow
Howard County, IN Biographies





JACKSON MORROW, one among the representative men of Harrison Township, was born in Howard County, near Kokomo, March 3, 1849, and is the son of Charles and Sarah Morrow. At the age of eight years, he began attending the common schools, and received a good common education from his limited advantages; he spent two terms in the Kokomo Normal, and at the age of sixteen was granted license to teach in the schools of Howard County; he taught his first term in Harrison Township and his second in Taylor, and the next year entered the classical course of Ann Arbor. After four years, he graduated with high honors in the class of 1872, after which he taught two winter terms in the graded schools of the county. In 1873, he was married to Mary E. Henderson, of Howard County. They have had three children, two of whom are living - Albert V. and Frederick E. In 1880, he was elected. Trustee of Harrison Township, which office he filled one term with much credit. In politics, he is of the Andrew Jackson stripe, but when in office his political principles are for the best interests of the people in general; he has taken an active part in public improvements, and it was during his term of office as Trustee, that the large township graded school building at West Middleton was erected. Mr. Morrow has for some years been an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; he now resides on his excellent farm one and one half miles east of Alto.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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