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Morris Shanks Blackistone

public relations company executive

Morris Shanks Blackistone, American public relations company executive. Recipient Special Achievement award General Services Administration, 1972, 73, 74, Community Service award Combined Federal Campaign, 1978. Member Maryland Society Associate Executives, Marine Trades Association Maryland (executive director since 1980.

Background

Blackistone, Morris Shanks was born on October 3, 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Richard Pinkney, and Marie (Cook) Blackistone.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Maryland.-College Park, 1969.

Career

Assistant press secretary United States Senator Richard Schweiker, Washington, 1969-1970. Confidential assistant General Services Administration, Washington, 1970-1978. President Master of Science Blackistone & Associate, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, since 1978.

Director Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Annapolis, Annapolis Shipwrights Guild. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Author: Signage, 1983, Glad to Hear Your Smile, 1985. Also articles. Vice president Peninsula Athletic League, Annapolis, since 1980. Member Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, since 1980, Citizens Progam for Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, since 1983.

    Executive committee Costal Resources Ad. Board, Maryland, since 1983.

Membership

Member Maryland Society Associate Executives, Marine Trades Association Maryland (executive director since 1980. Clubs: Annapolis Yacht, Eastport Yacht. Lodges: Elks, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing; sailing; boating.

Connections

Married Betty-Jean McMaster, March 16, 1978. Children– Michael Morse, Christopher Byron.

father:
Richard Pinkney Blackistone

mother:
Marie (Cook) Blackistone

spouse:
Betty-Jean McMaster

children:
Michael Morse Blackistone

Christopher Byron Blackistone