Leroy Morgan served in 1866. Born in Pompey, Onondaga County, N.Y., on Mar. 27, 1810. District attorney, Onondaga County, 1843, serving three years. Elected to state supreme court, fifth judicial district, 1859, reelected 1867, and served as chief justice of that court. Died in Syracuse, May 15, 1880. See 1 McAdam, History of the Bench and Bar of New York, New York History Co. (1897), p. 417; Bruce, Dwight H. (ed.), Onondaga’s Centennial, Boston History Co., (1896), Vol. II, Biographical, pp. 177-178. With thanks to the Onondaga Historical Association.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.