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Lawyer , writer

Robert Morris, American lawyer, writer. Bar: New York 1939, Texas 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952.

Background

Morris, Robert was born on September 30, 1915 in Jersey City. Son of John Henry and Sarah (Williams) Morris.

Education

AB, St. Peters College, Jersey City, 1936. Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1939. Doctor of Laws, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, 1954.

Doctor of Laws, University Plano, 1976. Doctor of Humane Letters, Fujen University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1971.

Career

Newspaper reporter, 1934-1936;teacher Greek, Latin and government, St. Peters Preparatory School, Jersey City, 1936-1939;with firm, Hines, Rearick, Dorr & Hammond, New York City, 1939-1940;assistant counsel, New York State Investigating Committee, 1940-1941;secretary to, Congressman F. R. Coudert, Junior, 1946-1950;secretary-treasurer, Monrovia Port Management Company, Africa, 1947-1949;with firm, Hochwald, Morris & Richmond, New York City, 1946-1952;special counsel, United States Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, 1951-1953;chief counsel, United States Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, 1953, 56-58;judge, Municipal Court, New York City, 1954-1956;counsel to, United States senators Hickenlooper and Lodge on United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1950;adviser, United States Senate Rules Committee, 1955;president, U. Dallas, 1960-1962;president, U. Plano, Texas, 1964-1971, 73-77;chancellor, U. Plano, Texas, 1971-1972. Observer Zimbabwean parliamentary elections, 1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, Texas 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952.

Works

Membership

Candidate for Republican nomination to the United States Senate from New Jersey, 1958, 60, 84,from Texas, 1964, 70. Chairman National Committee to Restore Internal Security, since 1979. Board directors Institutions for Achievement Human Potential, 1977-1989, Board of Governors, since 1989.

Board directors University professors for Academy Order, 1988-1991, United States Council World Freedom, 1981-1991, American's Future, since 1985, Chairman of the Board and president, since 1995. Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946, commander retired. Member American Bar Association (international law section), Military Order World Wars (commander Monmouth chapter since 1984), American Zimbabwean Association (chairman 1978-1987), University Club (New York City), Mantoloking Yacht Club, Shanghai-Tiffin Club, Circumnavigators, Army-Navy Club (Washington), Admirals Club. M C.

Connections

Married Joan Russell Byles, December 27, 1951. Children: Robert, Paul E., Roger, Joan Byles Barry, William E., John Henry II, Geoffrey.

father:
John Henry Morris

mother:
Sarah (Williams) Morris

spouse:
Joan Russell Byles

child:
Robert Morris

child:
Paul E. Morris

child:
Roger Morris

child:
Joan Byles Barry Morris

child:
William E. Morris

child:
John Henry II Morris

child:
Geoffrey Morris