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John F. Morrison Edit Profile

army officer

John F. Morrison, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, 1919. Served in Cuba with 20th Infantry, 1899, in Philippines, 1899-1902.

Background

Morrison, John F. was born on December 20, 1857 in Charlottesville, New York, United States. Son of John and Hannah (Lamont) Morrison.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1881.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, 20th Infantry, June 11, 1881. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, November 20, 1915. Major general, May 15, 1917.

Retired, December 20, 1921.

Membership

Served in Cuba with 20th Infantry, 1899, in Philippines, 1899-1902.

Connections

Married Kate McCleery, August 16, 1887.

father:
John Morrison

mother:
Hannah (Lamont) Morrison

spouse:
Kate McCleery