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Morton,

village (1990 pop. 13,799), Tazewell co., central Ill., in a grain-farming and livestock area; inc. 1877. Food is canned, and tractor parts, washing machines, and pottery are manufactured.

Morton

1. 4th Earl of, title of James Douglas. 1516--81, regent of Scotland (1572--78) for the young James VI. He was implicated in the murders of Rizzio (1566) and Darnley (1567) and played a leading role in ousting Mary, Queen of Scots; executed
2. Jelly Roll, real name Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. 1885--1941, US jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter; one of the creators of New Orleans jazz
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Once published, the new guide will be mailed to 10,000 households and residents in Morton Grove through the US Postal Service, with the Chamber having 1000 copies to distribute at their events.
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Margaret was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Burns) Howie; wife of the late Laird Morton; mother of Jain (Margaret) Morton, Alison (Graham Watson) Morton, Lesley Morton and Craig (Christina) Morton; grandmother of Sean and Adam Morton, Danika and Sheldon Watson and Mackenzie Morton; and sister to the late Mary Howie.
Morton Salt is an American tradition, with roots that date back to 1848.
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