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John Morrow (April 19, 1865 – February 25, 1935) was a United States Representative from New Mexico. He was born near Darlington, Wisconsin. He attended the public schools and the normal university. Later, he taught school in Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, and New Mexico. He was the superintendent of public schools of Colfax County, New Mexico in 1892–1896. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Raton, New Mexico.

John Morrow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's at-large district
In office
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1929
Preceded byNéstor Montoya
Succeeded byAlbert G. Simms
Personal details
Born(1865-04-19)April 19, 1865
Darlington, Wisconsin
DiedFebruary 25, 1935(1935-02-25) (aged 69)
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Political partyDemocratic
Occupationteacher, lawyer, businessman, politician

Morrow was a member of the New Mexico Territorial House of Representatives in 1897 and 1898 and the city attorney of Raton in 1900 and 1901. He was president of the board of education in 1903–1923. In addition, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908 and a regent of New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico (the former state normal institution) from 1921 to 1922. He was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, and Seventieth Congresses (March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1929) and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress. After leaving Congress, he engaged in banking, had extensive ranch and livestock holdings, and was a large owner of real estate in Raton. He died in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1935 and was buried at the Fairmont Cemetery, Raton, New Mexico.


  • United States Congress. "John Morrow (id: M001004)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Néstor Montoya
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Albert G. Simms