(1891-1975), landowner and agricultural improver, was born in
Colón, the eighth child of Eduardo Francisco Morgan (1854-1917)
and his wife, María Gertrudis, née Cunningham
Francisco Morgan served as major of Colón
several terms between 1893 and 1906. Eduardo F. Morgan's
Daniel Morgan (1856-1928) was the city major
at San Andrés de Giles in 1893-1897 and 1903-1904.
1881 Eduardo Carlos Morgan established a new farm in Colón. In
1910, through his interest in improving the quality of crops,
Morgan created a seed company, and in 1925 he imported machinery
to classify seeds. Genetic research was conducted and new
varieties of maize and wheat hybrids were obtained, being one of
the first hybrid products launched in Argentina in 1950.
a benefactor Morgan commissioned the building of Colón's parish
church, the municipal edifice and a hospital. He was major of
Colón in 1922-1924 and in 1952, and a member of the Radical
Carlos Morgan died on 26 June 1975 in Buenos Aires, and was
buried in Recoleta cemetery.
- Cané, Gonzalo,
The Family of Thomas Cunningham in
Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su Actuación y Descendencia
(Buenos Aires, 1987), p. 681.
- García, S., G. M. Leon, and H. R. Terrén,
Efemérides Gilenses (San Andrés de Giles: Municipalidad
de San Andrés de Giles, 1998).
- García, Secundino
Nestor, Historia de San Andrés de Giles, desde sus
orígenes hasta 1930 (Municipalidad de San Andrés
de Giles, 1986).
- Terrén, Héctor
Raúl, De Postas, Caminos y Pulperías
(San Andrés de Giles, 2000).