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James Brown Morrison

James Brown Morrison, American communications executive.


  • Morrison, James Brown was born on December 21, 1901 in Virginia City, Nevada, United States. Son of Chancellor D. and Alice (Brown) Morrison.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1923.


    • ; 1 son, James Brown. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1923, resigned, February 1925. Engineer Chesapeake & Potomac Tel.

      Company, Washington, 1925, general plant manager, 1942-1946. Vice president, general manager, 1946-1948. Vice president operations Wisconsin Tel.

      Company, Milwaukee, 1948, president, 1948-1953. President Chesapeake & Potomac Tel. Company (District of Columbia), Chesapeake & Potomac Tel.

      Company Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, 1954-1965, Chairman of the Board, 1965-1967. Director Riggs National Bank (Washington), Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (Milwaukee).


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Clubs: Columbia Country, Chevy Chase Metropolitan, Army and Navy, Burning Tree (Washington).


    • Married Mathilde C. Prescott, March 4, 1924 (deceased.
    • father: Chancellor D. Morrison
    • mother: Alice (Brown) Morrison
    • spouse: Mathilde C. Prescott
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    Born December 21, 1901
    Died March 18, 1975
    (aged 73)