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Morris Shanks Blackistone

Morris Shanks Blackistone, American public relations company executive. Recipient Special Achievement award General Services Administration, 1972, 73, 74, Community Service award Combined Federal Campaign, 1978. Member Maryland Society Associate Executives, Marine Trades Association Maryland (executive director since 1980.

Background

  • Blackistone, Morris Shanks was born on October 3, 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Richard Pinkney, and Marie (Cook) Blackistone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Maryland.-College Park, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant press secretary United States Senator Richard Schweiker, Washington, 1969-1970. Confidential assistant General Services Administration, Washington, 1970-1978. President Master of Science Blackistone & Associate, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, since 1978.

      Director Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Annapolis, Annapolis Shipwrights Guild. Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Author: Signage, 1983, Glad to Hear Your Smile, 1985. Also articles. Vice president Peninsula Athletic League, Annapolis, since 1980. Member Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, since 1980, Citizens Progam for Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, since 1983.

      Executive committee Costal Resources Ad. Board, Maryland, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Maryland Society Associate Executives, Marine Trades Association Maryland (executive director since 1980. Clubs: Annapolis Yacht, Eastport Yacht. Lodges: Elks, Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing; sailing; boating.

    Connections

    • Married Betty-Jean McMaster, March 16, 1978. Children– Michael Morse, Christopher Byron.
    • father: Richard Pinkney Blackistone
    • mother: Marie (Cook) Blackistone
    • spouse: Betty-Jean McMaster
    • children: Michael Morse Blackistone
    • Christopher Byron Blackistone
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    Born October 3, 1946
    (age 71)
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