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Civil engineer

Benjamin Franklin Morris,, American civil engineer.


Morris,, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 11, 1948 in Chincoteaque, Virginia, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Helen Louise (Morgan) Morris.


Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, 1971.


Resident engineer, VA, Washington, 1971-1975;maintenance engineer, VA, La Jolla, California, 1975-1978;director engineering, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, 1978-1992;vice president, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Co-chairman fund raising Junior Chamber of Commerce-Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, Encinitas, California, 1975. Cubmaster Encinitas area Boy Scouts American, 1984-1986, assistant scoutmaster, 1986-1988. Community leader 4-H San Dieguito, since 1991.

Board directors North City Transportation Management Association, Scripps Child Care Center. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (associate member, president associate member forum 1978, chairman western regional younger member of council 1979, chairman younger member commission on publications 1980-1983, national Alfred Nobel joint prize committee 1982-1984, commission on sections and district council since 1988. Outstanding Association Member award western region1978, Edmund Friedman Young Engineer award 1979), American Society Hospital Engineers, Virginia Military Institute Alumni Association (president 1983-1987).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing.


Married Valerie Lynell Fink, December 9, 1970. Children: Benjamin Franklin III, Tamara Shawn.

Benjamin Franklin Morris,

Helen Louise (Morgan) Morris,

Valerie Lynell Fink

Benjamin Franklin III Morris,

Tamara Shawn Morris,