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Thomas Morris (February 26, 1771 - March 12, 1849) was a United States Representative from New Yorkmarker and was a son of Robert Morris, a merchant, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and later a U.S. Senator. The younger Morris was born in Philadelphiamarker and attended school in Geneva, Switzerlandmarker (from 1781 to 1786) and the University of Leipzigmarker, in Germany, from 1786 from 1788. He returned to Philadelphia and studied law; he was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Canandaigua, New Yorkmarker. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1794 to 1796.

Morris was elected as a Federalist to the Seventh Congress, holding office from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1803. He was not a candidate for renomination, and resumed the practice of law in New York Citymarker in 1803. He was appointed United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York in 1816, 1820, 1825, and 1829. In 1849, he died in New York City.


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