Historical Rosters Database
Henry Terry MorrisonRoster ID 7301
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1920|
|Biography & Genealogy:||H. Terry Morrison (Class of 1920). Genealogy: Born July 13, 1896, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Father- Francis Henney Smith Morrison (VMI Class of 1884); Mother- Bertha Louise Cline. Paternal grandfather James H. Morrison (VMI Class of 1860); Paternal grandmother- Frances Henderson Smith. Maternal grandfather- Charles A. Cline. Maternal grandmother- Jennie Bradford Roach/Roatch. Education: Entered VMI 1915; resigned June 1917 to entered Army Officers' Training Camp. Military Record: World War I, U. S. Army, June 1917-May 1921; served in France and in the Far East; 1922-1927, MAJ Air Corps Reserves; World War II-officer in Army Air Forces, rising to rank of Colonel in; promoted to Brigadier General Reserves USAF in September 1949; retired from Reserves September 1953. Career: Stockbroker and businessman; CEO & Board Chairman, Cargill INC., Minneapolis, MN; retired 1962; President Morrison-Woodworth, an import-export firm. Marriage: Grace Heffelfinger (m. 1936; d. 1994). Death: March 5, 1978, age 81; buried Arlington National Cemetery. Other: Awarded the VMI Foundation Distinguished Service Award in 1970; brother of Screven H. Morrison, Class of 1925; great-grandson of Francis H. Smith, VMI's first Superintendent.|