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Henderson W. Morrison, American judge. Bar: New York 1941, (United States District Court (southern district)) 1955, (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1949. Recipient Volunteer of Year award, Catholic Charities, 1970.

Background

Morrison, Henderson W. was born on July 4, 1915 in New York City. Son of Henderson William and Florence Catherine (Keane) Morrison.

Education

Student, St. John's College, Jamaica, New York, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1941.

Career

Judge Nassau County District Court, Mineola, New York, 1964—1973, Nassau County Court Mineola, 1973—1975, administrative judge, 1976—1981. Acting justice New York State Supreme Court, Mineola, 1981, justice, from 1982. With Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1941-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, (United States District Court (southern district)) 1955, (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1949.

Membership

Member advisory board St. Anthony's Guidance Clinic, Mineola, from 1958. Committeeman Garden City Republican Club, 1954—1964. Active men's association St. Joseph's Church, Garden City.

Member of American Legion, Fordham Law Alumni Association (past president), Nassau County Bar Association (courts committee member, Norman F. Lent award 1977), New York State County Judges Association (Nisi Prius award 1981), New York State Bar Association (judiciary committee member), Catholic Lawyers Guild., Lawrence Beach Club (New York ), Kiwanis (senior ).

Connections

Married Grace M. Kearns, November 29, 1942. Children: William H., Mary E., Santini, Kathleen A., McShane, Patricia G. DeJoseph, Grace E.

father:
Henderson William Morrison

mother:
Florence Catherine (Keane) Morrison

spouse:
Grace M. Kearns

child:
William H. Morrison

child:
Mary E. Morrison

child:
Santini Morrison

child:
Kathleen A. Morrison

child:
McShane Morrison

child:
Patricia G. DeJoseph Morrison

child:
Grace E. Morrison