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William Charles Morris

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William Charles Morris, American investor. Managing director Metropolitan Opera Association, New York, since 1995, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2003; trustee Woods Hole (Massachusetts) Oceanog. Institution, 2001—2009.

Background

Morris, William Charles was born on April 15, 1938 in St. Louis. Son of Barney Lockhart and Kathryn (Evers) Morris.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Associate Mobil Chemical Company, New York City, 1963-1966. With Lehman Brothers, 1967—1984. Chairman Carbo Ceramics Inc., Dallas, since 1987, J&W Seligman & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1988—2008, Cove Point Holdings LLC, since 2008, Tri-Continental Corporation, 1988—2008.

Ensign United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1961.

Membership

Managing director Metropolitan Opera Association, New York, since 1995, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2003. Trustee Woods Hole (Massachusetts) Oceanog. Institution, 2001—2009.

Connections

Married Susan VanAvery Follett, August 26, 1961. Children: Edward F., David L., Kenneth V.

father:
Barney Lockhart Morris

mother:
Kathryn (Evers) Morris

spouse:
Susan VanAvery Follett

children:
Edward F. Morris

David L. Morris

Kenneth V. Morris