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Perry William Morton, American lawyer.

Background

Morton, Perry William was born on June 28, 1907 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Perry James and Rose E. (Schroeder) Morton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Nebraska, 1929, Bachelor of Laws cum laude, 1931. Doctor of Laws, Davis and Elkins College, 1960.

Career

; children—Marilynn (Mistress Richard L. McBane), Perry Williams. Married second, Marie Flannery, January 9, 1965. Admitted to Nebraska bar, 1931, Massachusetts bar 1961, United States Circuit Court Appeals, 1934, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1953.

General practice law, Lincoln, 1931-1935, 52-53. Attorney, assistant manager Lincoln Farm Loan branch Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1935-1952. Assistant attorney general United States, 1953-1961.

2d vice president, associate general counsel Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, 1961-1963, vice president, general counsel, since 1963. Legal advisory member Joint Federal-State Action Committee, 1957-1960. Member advising committee on Canadian Boundary Water Problems, 1956-1960.

Member Permanent Judicial communications of General Assembly of United Presbyterian Church of the United States, 1959-1962. Member of advisory council Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission, 1959-1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Member Joint Federal-State Action Committee, 1957-1960. Member advising committee on Canadian Boundary Water Problems, 1956-1960. Member Permanent Judicial communications of General Assembly of United Presbyterian Church of the United States, 1959-1962.

Member of advisory council Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission, 1959-1961. Member personnel board City of Lincoln, 1938-1953. Trustee Westminster Foundation, 1939-1961.

Member Association Bar City of New York, Insurance Company Lawyers New York, American Judicature Society, Association Life Insurance Counsel, American Life Convention (legal section), American Law Institute, Nebraska State Bar Association (Vice-President 1950-1951), International Association Insurance Counsel, American Bar Association, Order of Coif, Acacia, Pershing Rifles, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Scabbard and Blade. Mason (32°, Shriner).

Connections

Married Faye E. Williams, June 28, 1933 (deceased.; married second, Marie Flannery, January 9, 1965. Children: Marilynn (Mistress.

father:
Perry James Morton

mother:
Rose E. (Schroeder) Morton

spouse:
Faye E. Williams

spouse:
Marie Flannery

child:
Marilynn (Mrs Morton