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William Bennet Morrison was born May 6, 1918, in Anacortes, Washington, to William T. Morrison and Virginia (Virgie) A. Spredley Morrison. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1936. The RHODODENDRON for 1936 says of him, "Bill is the type that doesn't talk much but has a sense of humor all his own. His pleasant manner toward all has made him popular. Fishing is one of his recreations." He took a Manual Arts course and was active in Boys Club for his last three years.
This program from his memorial service on November 5, 1939, notes that he "lost his life with the sinking of the CARLISLE IV off Cape Mudge, B.C., October 19, 1939." His service was at the 6th Avenue Tabernacle in Vancouver, B. C. According to the 1920 and 1930 U. S. Federal Census his father and his father's parents were born in Canada. His mother was born in Kansas.
|Title||Memorial Service for William Bennet Morrison|
|Caption||Inside, Memorial service, Bill Morrison|
MORRISON, William Bennett "Bill"
MORRISON, Thomas Bennett
MORRISON, Virginia "Virgie" A. Spredley
Cape Mudge, B.C.
Industry - Fishing
Maritime - Boat
Place - Anacortes, WA