George Stephen Morrison
United States admiral
George Stephen Morrison
George Stephen Morrison was a Rear Admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy. Morrison was commander of the U.S. naval forces in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of August 1964. He was the father of Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the rock band The Doors.
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Minnesota's got talent - Minneapolis Star Tribune
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To mark the centennial of the fine arts division, the show includes a special section of work by previous fair participants including such Minnesota luminaries as painters George Morrison, Jerry Rudquist, Paul Kramer and Francis Meisch; sculptors Paul
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RI Police Digest: Woonsocket accident victim had visited baby in hospital - Providence Journal
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The boy's father contacted the Providence police in mid-December, after he saw scars on the child's right arm, said Youth Services Detective George Morrison. The boy and his 9-year-old brother told the father that Rodriguez had been abusing them
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Good deals could be had on farm wagons 100 years ago - Baltimore Sun
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George Morrison, former Howard countian started the drive with a gift of $60000 and Charles E. Miller donated the land." It seems those making donations to the project took a page out of Andrew Carnegie's book. Carnegie, a Scottish immigrant and
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Spolin Doğaçlama Oyunculuk Tekniği Atölye Çalışması - Tiyatro Dünyası
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Oscarlı yönetmen Mike Nichols, Gene Hackman'dan Dustin Hoffman'a birçok oyuncunun koçluğunu yapmış olan George Morrison ve Viola Spolin'in oğlu Paul Sills'in kurduğu The New Actors Workshop isimli okulda yüksek lisansını tamamladı
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Duncan brings MacLean Cup back home - Buteman
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... of Teign Valley Golf Club in Newton Abbot, Devon, while Inveraray captain Kenneth MacDougall – whose clubmate George Morrison won the trophy last year – was the best of four players tied on net 66, and took the last place on the podium as a result
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Lake County 150: The historic Lucerne Hotel - Lake County News
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The portion between George Morrison's and the George Pierce place was bought from Will Jones. The Lucerne Hotel Corp. was started by Richard Palmer and Louis Becker, both heavy investors in the Clear Lake Beach Co. They started selling stock for the
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Islanders bringing senior baseball back to Morell - The Guardian
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Coaches in those years included George Morrison, Forbes Kennedy and Ed Jordan. Today, Fredericton (17-10) has five of the league's top hitters, while the Islanders (9-18) have three of the league's top nine pitchers. The Royals are led by MVP candidate
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Dale Moss | Floyd County's accidental museum - Louisville Courier-Journal
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There's a replica of the Robert E. Lee, a fabled steamboat crafted in New Albany, and a piano purchased in 1876 for the Silver Hills home of sought-after portrait painter George Morrison. The piano rests near a fireman statue originally atop the
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Summer Concert Series begins at the Chester Bandstand - South Shore Now
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The band is under the direction of retired commander George Morrison, a graduate of the Canadian Navy School of Music and Dalhousie University. Band members are well-known professional and amateur players who are active in the province's music scene
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Recordarán a Jim Morrison con homenaje musical - Milenio.com
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Es hijo de Clara Clarke y George Morrison, un almirante de la marina estadunidense, motivo por el cual su infancia la vivió en varias bases militares de Estados Unidos. En 1957 comenzó la secundaria y ahí nació su hábito por la lectura,
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Morrison takes halfway lead at French Open - Sydney Morning Herald
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He won in his rookie season last year and has earned over STG500,000 ($A750,000), but there is a first prize of over STG442,000 ($A664,000) on offer this weekend and also a place in next month's British Open at Royal St George's. Morrison had missed
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PEI Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees for 2011 - Journal Pioneer
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Morell's George Morrison needs no introduction to Island basketball fans, following a 17-year career at UPEI that included his men Panthers reaching the playoffs 14 times and netting three Atlantic titles. A three-time AUAA coach of the year - the
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Performer, director, teacher gets first Legacy Award - Tulsa World
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Thompson also studied with George Morrison at the New Actor's Theatre in New York City, a time she refers to as "two fabulous weeks. I was on-stage with some great actors, and I was holding my own with them in improv sessions
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Sunday's notes: Happy Hockey Father's Day - On The Forecheck
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Hockey's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Wicked Slapshots, Bruising Goons and Ice Oddities - this one has all sorts of strange stories about the game, including the tale of George Morrison, who sat on the bench for the St. Louis Blues munching on a hot
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Bok Homa Casino gives back - Laurel Leader Call
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Earl Faggert said the property he and his wife donated to the town had been in her family for years and belonged to her grandfather, George Morrison. “I wanted to stop talking about making changes and do something about it,” said Faggert,
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2008
    Age 89
    Rear Admiral Morrison died in Coronado on November 17, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details His private memorial service was held on November 24 at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego. His ashes were scattered at sea near the same spot off Point Loma where his wife's ashes had been scattered nearly three years earlier.
  • 2005
    Age 86
    In retirement, the Morrisons lived in Coronado and Chula Vista, California. Clara Clarke Morrison, 86, died after a long illness in Coronado on December 29, 2005.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1975
    Age 56
    Morrison retired in 1975.
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    As such, he was in charge of relief efforts for Vietnamese refugees sent to Guam after the 1975 fall of Saigon.
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  • 1972
    Age 53
    In 1972, he was appointed Commander Naval Forces Marianas.
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  • 1971
    Age 52
    Admiral Morrison was the keynote speaker at the decommissioning ceremony for Bon Homme Richard, his first ship as an admiral, on July 3, 1971 in Washington D.C., the same day his son, Jim Morrison, died in Paris, France at age 27.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1968
    Age 49
    In WestPac 1968 he was Commander of Task Force 77, the USS Hancock CVA-19 served as his flagship.
    More Details Hide Details Besides operations against communist forces in North Vietnam, the task force was diverted to Korea in Dec. of 1968 to support South Korean forces battling North Korean insurgents. Morrison successfully led the Task Force in the interdiction of communist North Korean forces in spite of attempts by Russian Navy destroyers to prevent flight operations by attempting to cross the path of USS Hancock.
  • 1966
    Age 47
    In 1966 he was promoted to Rear Admiral; at age 46.
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  • 1964
    Age 45
    Morrison was in command of the Carrier Division during the controversial Gulf of Tonkin Incident in 1964, which resulted in a dramatic escalation of the Vietnam War.
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  • 1963
    Age 44
    In 1963, Morrison took command of the, flagship of a 3rd Fleet Carrier Division in the Pacific,and based at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1943
    Age 24
    In 1943 he began flight training at NAS Pensacola, Florida, graduating in spring 1944.
    More Details Hide Details Morrison flew missions in the Pacific Theater for the duration of World War II. He served as an instructor on nuclear-weapons programs following the end of the war, while during the Korean War, he served at the joint operations center in Seoul. This resulted in the award of the Bronze Star.
  • 1942
    Age 23
    Morrison met and married Clara Clarke (1919-2005) in Hawaii in 1942.
    More Details Hide Details Their son James Douglas was born in 1943 in Melbourne, Florida where they lived at the time. A daughter, Anne Robin, was born in 1947 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a son, Andrew Lee Morrison, was born in 1948 in Los Altos, California.
  • 1941
    Age 22
    On December 7, 1941, Morrison witnessed the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.
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    He graduated in 1941, was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy, and was sent to Hawaii where he joined the crew of the minelayer.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1938
    Age 19
    Morrison entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1938.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Age 0
    Born on January 7, 1919.
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