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Lawyer

H. Graham Morison, American lawyer.

Background

Morison, H. Graham was born on August 18, 1906 in Bristol, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hugh G. and Lucile (Barker) Morison.

Education

Student The Choate School, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1920-1926. Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1929, Bachelor of Laws, 1932, Doctor of Laws, 1966.

Career

Admitted to Virginia Bar, 1932. Practiced in Bristol, 1932-1936, New York City, 1936-1941. Member firm Morison, Morison, Rouse and Flannagan, 1932-1936, Miller, Owen, Otis and Bailly (Willkie, Farr and Gallagher), 1936-1941.

Assistant to general counsel of West Palm Beach, Washington, 1941-1943. Special assistant to attorney general, 1945, executive assistant, 1945, assistant atty general United States, and head of Civil Division, Department Justice, 1948-1950, chief American delegate Economics and Social Council, United Nations, 1949. Head anti-trust division, 1950-1952.

Private practice law, Washington, from 1952. Director Conservation Council Virginia. Chairman scholarship committee Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.

Trustee National Conference Christians and Jews, past chairman, board directors National Conference Christians and Jews Greater Metropolitan Washington.

Membership

Served to major, United States Marine Corps, 1943-1945. Member American (vice chairman junior bar conference 1939), Bristol Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia Tennessee, New York bar associations, Bar Association District of Columbia, Clan Morison North America (chairman), Great Falls Conservation Council (chairman), Reserve Officers Association Marine Corps, Military Order Carabao, S.A.R., American Legion, St. Andrews Society, Order Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi. Club: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Beatrice Elizabeth Keegin, June 22, 1946.

father:
Hugh G. Morison

mother:
Lucile (Barker) Morison

spouse:
Beatrice Elizabeth Keegin