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casting manufacturing company executive

John Hopkins Morison, American casting manufacturing company executive. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award New Hampshire Business and Industry Association, 1993, New Hampshire High Technology Council, 1996, Granite State award University New Hampshire, 1994.


Morison, John Hopkins was born on June 29, 1913 in Milwaukee. Son of George Abbot and Amelia (Elmore) Morison.


AB, Harvard University, 1935. Doctor of Laws, New England College, 1973.


Various positions, Bucyrus-Erie Company, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States and Latin American, 1935-1949;president, director, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Inc., Milford, N.H., 1949-1993;Chairman of the Board, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Inc., Milford, N.H., 1973-1993;chairman emeritus, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Inc., Milford, N.H., since 1994. President, treasurer Upland Farm Inc., Peterborough, N.H. Chairman RiverMead Retirement Community, Peterborough, N.H., 1991-1996, trustee since 1991.


Commissioner New Hampshire Commission on Arts, 1967-1977. Member regional executive committee Boy Scouts American, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1970-1976. Member executive committee, president, New Hampshire Council on World Affairs, 1955-1976.

Trustee Canterbury Shaker Village, 1982-1996. Trustee Land Use Foundation New Hampshire, 1970-1975, World Peace Foundation, 1962-1990, Currier Gallery Art, 1969-2000, trustee emeritus, since 2000. President board directors Matthew Thornton Health Plan, 1972-1982.

Board directors Forum on N.H.'s Future, 1979-1981. President, distributing director New Hampshire Charitable Fund, 1968-1979. Member corporation MacDowell Colony.

Vice president board governors New Hampshire Public television, 1979-1989. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.


Son of George Abbot and Amelia (Elmore) M. m. Olga de Souza Dantas, July 29, 1944. Children: Maria de Souza Dantas, John Hopkins III.

George Abbot Olga

Amelia (Elmore) M. Married Olga

Olga de Souza Dantas

Maria de Souza Dantas Morison

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