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Commodore '''Charles Morris''', USN (1784–1856) was a [[United States]] naval officer and whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.
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Commodore '''Charles Morris''', USN (1784–1856) was a [[United States]] naval officer and [[Administrator of the Government|administrator]] whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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In 1835, his daughter Louise eloped and married [[William Wilson Corcoran]].<ref name="ecker126">{{cite book |title=A Portrait of Old George Town |year=1933 |publisher=Garrett & Massie, Inc. |author=Ecker, Grace Dunlop |pages=126–139}}</ref>
 
In 1835, his daughter Louise eloped and married [[William Wilson Corcoran]].<ref name="ecker126">{{cite book |title=A Portrait of Old George Town |year=1933 |publisher=Garrett & Massie, Inc. |author=Ecker, Grace Dunlop |pages=126–139}}</ref>
   
In his later career he commanded the Mediterranean Squadron and served as the chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.
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In his later career he commanded the Mediterranean Squadron and served as the chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.
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He died in [[Washington, D.C.]], 27 January 1856 at the age of 71. At the time of his death, he was the second highest ranking officer in the Navy after [[Charles Stewart]].
 
He died in [[Washington, D.C.]], 27 January 1856 at the age of 71. At the time of his death, he was the second highest ranking officer in the Navy after [[Charles Stewart]].
   

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