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Lawyer

Joseph Neil Morton, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1926.

Background

Morton, Joseph Neil was born on September 8, 1902 in Minneapolis. Son of Joseph H. and Eva L. (Morrison) Morton.

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1923. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1926.

Career

Since practiced in St. Paul. Member firm Briggs & Morgan (and predecessors), since 1941, now of counsel. Lecturer William Mitchell College Law (formerly St. Paul College Law), 1931-1941.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1926.

Membership

Chairman Mayor's Public School Committee, 1950. Co-founder Minnesota Heart Association. President St. Paul Board Education, 1951-1955.

Member elections interim commission 63d Legislature. Former trustee Alliss Foundation. Past board directors Wilder Foundation, Minnesota Foundation, St. Paul Foundation, (president, 1972-1973), Minnesota Museum, Summit School, St. Paul Council Arts and Sciences, United Fund.

Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association (treasurer 1939-1943), Ramsey County Bar Association (president 1950-1951), American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: University, Minnesota.

Connections

Married Anne Slocum, January 12, 1933. Children: Geoffrey, Anne.

father:
Joseph H. Morton

mother:
Eva L. (Morrison) Morton

spouse:
Anne Slocum

child:
Geoffrey Morton

child:
Anne Morton