Morgan Lewis

American lawyer, politician and military commander (1754–1844)
(Redirected from Morgan Lewis (governor))

Morgan Lewis (October 16, 1754 – April 7, 1844) was an American lawyer, politician, and military commander. He was in the New York State Assembly (1789, 1792) and the New York State Senate (1811–1814) and was State Attorney General (1791–1801) and Governor of New York (1804–1807).[1]

Morgan Lewis
Gubernatorial portrait of Morgan Lewis
3rd Governor of New York
In office
July 1, 1804 – June 30, 1807
LieutenantJohn Broome
Preceded byGeorge Clinton
Succeeded byDaniel D. Tompkins
New York State Attorney General
In office
November 8, 1791 – December 24, 1792
GovernorGeorge Clinton
John Jay
Preceded byMorgan Lewis
Succeeded byJosiah Ogden Hoffman
Personal details
Born(1754-10-16)October 16, 1754
New York City, Province of New York, British America
DiedApril 7, 1844(1844-04-07) (aged 89)
New York City, US
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Gertrude Livingston
(m. 1779; her death 1833)
RelationsMaturin Livingston (son-in-law)
ChildrenMargret Lewis Livingston
ParentsFrancis Lewis
Elizabeth Annisley


  1. Raimo, Sobel, Robert, and John. "Morgan Lewis". Archived from the original on 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2015-05-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)