George W. Morton
|George W. Morton|
|3rd Mayor of Hoboken|
April 1858 – April 1859
|Preceded by||Franklin B. Carpenter|
|Succeeded by||Franklin B. Carpenter|
|Born||July 5, 1793
|Died||May 7, 1865
Hoboken, New Jersey
|Residence||Hoboken, New Jersey|
Morton served as the first Treasurer of Hoboken being elected in the 1855 Charter election. He was appointed as a Water Commissioner in 1857. Morton was the Democratic nominee for mayor in 1858. He served a sinlge term and was defeated by his predecessor in the 1859 election.
Morton was the Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York under Judge Samuel Rossiter Betts.
He died on May 7, 1865.
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- "New Jersey; Hoboken Charter Election". The New York Times. April 14, 1855. p. 1.
- "New-Jersey.; Injunction Refused. Election of Officers. The Hoboken Water Question". The New York Times. December 3, 1857. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
- "New Jersey Items". The New York Times. April 10, 1858.
- "General City News". The New York Times. May 9, 1865. Retrieved December 9, 2010.