|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1975|
ABRAMS, Morris Newton, educator. Born, Winnfield, La., November 30, 1919; son of Charles Abrams and Cora Sowers. Education: public schools of Sikes; Louisiana State University, B.S., 1940; M.S., 1947; Ph. D., 1950. Married, February 1, 1941, Minnie Louise DeLee of Clinton, La. Children: Carolyn Sue Reece (b. 1942); Marcia Diane Cox (b. 1951); Doris Celeste Hay (b. 1952); Candice Louise Thibodeaux (b. 1957). Began teaching career at Friendship High School, Bienville Parish, 1940, and Winnfield High School, 1940-1944. Served with Third Armored Division of the U. S. Army in World War II. Associate professor of Agricultural Education, Texas A & M College, 1950-1955; superintendent of schools, Winn Parish, 1955-1956; professor of Vocational Agricultural Education, Louisiana State University, 1956-1960; director, School of Vocational Education, 1960-1962; dean, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, 1962-1975. Awarded Honorary Lone Star Farmer degree by Texas As-sociation of Future Farmers of America, 1953; Honorary State Farmer degree by Louisiana Association of FFA, 1958. Member: American Vocational Association, National Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association, Lou-isiana Vocational Association, Louisiana Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association, Louisiana Teachers Asso-ciation, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Zeta, and Alpha Tau Alpha. Died, Clinton, December 11, 1975; interred Clear Creek Methodist Church Cemetery.
Sources: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, December 18, 1961; obituary, December 11, 1975.
William Charles Abrams (1889 - 1945)
Cora Bell Sowers Abrams (1892 - 1963)
Minnie DeLee Abrams (1919 - 2001)*
M/SGT U.S ARMY WORLD WAR II
PH.D VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. DEAN OF LSU ALEX.62-75
Clear Creek Methodist Church Cemetery
East Feliciana Parish
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David C. Dyess
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Tread lightly, 'tis a soldiers grave,
A lonely, mossy mound;
And yet to hearts like mine and thine
It should be holy ground.
Speak softly, let no careless laugh,
No idle, thoughtless jest,
Mary Bob McClain
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