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James Brown Morrison

communications executive

James Brown Morrison, American communications executive.

Background

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.

Career

; 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).

Membership

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

Connections

Married Mathilde C. Prescott, March 4, 1924 (deceased.

father:
Chancellor D. Morrison

mother:
Alice (Brown) Morrison

spouse:
Mathilde C. Prescott