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Lewise Graves Morris, American librarian. Certified teacher, Indiana. Named one of Outstanding Educators of America. Active Eastern Star, St. Anne, Illinois, 1944-1945. Member Alpha Delta Kappa (charter, vice president 1968-1975), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Morris, Lewise Graves was born on November 20, 1918 in Covington, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Grover C. and Florence Opal (Stayton) Graves.

Education

Bachelor of Science cu. laude, Butler University, 1958. Master of Science, Butler University, 1960.

Career

Elementary teacher, Carthage (Indiana) Public School, 1942-1944;secretary to principal, Leon High School, Tallahassee, Florida, 1945-1949;elementary teacher, Wilkinson (Indiana) Public School, 1951-1953;elementary teacher, Charlottesville (Indiana) Public School, 1953-1955;elementary teacher, Avilla (Indiana) Public School, 1957-1959;curriculum coordinator, N. Vermillion School Corporation, Newtown, Indiana, 1959-1961;curriculum coordinator, Switzerland County Public Schools, Vevay, Indiana, 1961-1963;middle school teacher, Greenfield (Indiana) Control School Corporation, 1963-1975;head library, Glades County Public Library., Moore Haven, Florida, 1975-1978. Sponsor National Honor Society, Avilla, 1957-1959.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Indiana.

Membership

Active Eastern Star, St. Anne, Illinois, 1944-1945. Member Alpha Delta Kappa (charter, vice president 1968-1975), Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, genealogy research, painting, horticulture.

Connections

Married Charles L. Morris, August 21, 1937. Children: Larry Wayne, Charlew Morris Beyers.

father:
Grover C. Graves

mother:
Florence Opal (Stayton) Graves

spouse:
Charles L. Morris

child:
Larry Wayne Morris

child:
Charlew Morris Beyers Morris