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Lawyer

Phoebe Morrison, American lawyer. Recipient Founders’ award American Association U. Women. 1958-1959. Member American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, American Academy Political Science, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Delta Delta.

Background

Morrison, Phoebe was born on June 21, 1902 in Takoma Park, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Lisle and Isabel (Fechtig) Morrison.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1927. Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale, 1928.

Carnegie fellow international law, 1927-1928. Research assistant to Honorary John B. Moore, 1928-1930, to Edwin Borchard, 1930-1942 (rank of assistant professor, 1937-1939, associate professor, 1939-1942. Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1931.

Trial justice, probate judge, Killingworth, Connecticut, 1939-1944. District rationing officer O.P.A., Hartford, Connecticut, 1942-1943. Special assistant to director research and analysis Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1945.

Executive secretary, director.

Career

Research Foundation for Foreign Affairs, Washington, 1945-1948. International relations associate American Association U. Women, 1948-1951. Associate professor, 1952-1960, professor government, 1960-1967, executive officer, department government Barnard College, 1952-1956, 59-65, senior fellow Yale Law School, 1958-1959.

Staff Middlesex Community College, Connecticut, 1967-1968.

Membership

Member American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, American Academy Political Science, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Delta Delta.

Connections

father:
Lisle Morrison

mother:
Isabel (Fechtig) Morrison