Dec. 27, 1945 Beaumont Jefferson County Texas, USA
Morris was born in Jefferson County and lived his entire life in Beaumont. He was a mounted policeman with the city police force between 1921 and 1930. For several years he had been employed as a guard at the Pennsylvania Shipyards. He was associated with the cattle industry at various times in his life, and during his younger days was a well known semi-professional baseball player in Beaumont.