Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Storey, Moorfield

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Collier's New Encyclopedia
Storey, Moorfield
Edition of 1921; disclaimer.

STOREY, MOORFIELD, an American lawyer and publicist, born at Roxbury, Mass., in 1845. He graduated from Harvard in 1866, and after studying at the Harvard Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1869. He had previously served as private secretary to Charles Sumner. He took an active part in politics and was prominent in the “Mugwump” movement of 1884. He was a candidate for Congress in 1900, but was defeated. He was president of the Anti-Imperialist League, and of the National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People. He was a member and official in many societies, and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He wrote “Life of Charles Sumner” (1900); “Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar” (1911); “The Democratic Party and Philippine Independence” (1915). He also contributed many articles to magazines.