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Walter Nelson Morey

Walter Nelson Morey, American author.

Background

  • Morey, Walter Nelson was born on February 3, 1907 in Hoquiam, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Arthur Nelson and Gertrude Regina (Stover) Morey.

  • Education

    • Student, Benkhe Walter Business College, 1927.

    Career

    • Construction worker,, Portland, Oregon, 1930. Burner foreman, superintendent Kaiser Shipyards, Vancouver, Washington, 1940-1945. Filbert farmer, from 1937.

      Board directors Oregon Nut Cooperative, Newberg, 1960-1961.

    Works

    • The Lemon Meringue Dog
    • When Chris and his search dog, Mike, are demoted from the Coast Guard's drug-bust program, Chris takes a second job where Mike's training to sniff out drugs brings them an even bigger problem.
    • Gloomy Gus
    • Because of an agreement his alcoholic father makes with a circus, 15-year-old Eric begins a long journey south from Alaska with the huge Kodiak bear he raised from a cub.

    Connections

    • Married Rosalind Alice Ogden, July 8, 1934 (deceased February 1977). Married Peggy Kilburn, June 26, 1978.
    • father: Arthur Nelson Morey
    • mother: Gertrude Regina (Stover) Morey
    • spouses: Rosalind Alice Ogden
    • Peggy Kilburn
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    Born February 3, 1907
    Died January 12, 1992
    (aged 84)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      Benkhe Walter Business College
    • 1930
      Construction worker
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1940 - 1945
      burner foreman
      Vancouver, Washington, United States