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Catalog Number 2014.007.001
Object Name Program
Scope & Content 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
Date 1939/11/05
People MORRISON, William Bennett "Bill"
MORRISON, Thomas Bennett
MORRISON, Virginia "Virgie" A. Spredley
Search Terms CARLISLE IV
Cape Mudge, B.C.
sinking
memorial
service
Subjects Communication
Disaster
Industry - Fishing
Maritime - Boat
Place - Anacortes, WA