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Murray Cromwell Morgan
Birth: Feb. 16, 1916
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 2000
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Tacoma-born Murray Morgan was a preeminent historian of the Puget Sound region, as well as journalist, political commentator, theater and arts reviewer, political activist, freelance writer, and college history teacher. He was author of 21 books and a spellbinding teacher who from 1969 to 1981, taught a Northwest history course at the Tacoma Community College. He was author of South on the Sound: An Illustrated History of Tacoma and Pierce County (with Rosa Morgan), among many other books. Perhaps his best-known book is Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle. In print almost continually since its publication by Viking Press in 1951, Skid Road is considered by many to be the best history of Seattle. (bio by: Bona Rae Villarta) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bona Rae Villarta
Record added: Apr 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8586239
Murray Cromwell Morgan
Added by: Bona Rae Villarta
 
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- Aunt Bee on the porch in Mayberry
 Added: Mar. 21, 2013

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Feb. 16, 2011
I miss you, Prof, from my days at UPS (47-51). My favorite Morgan book is "Bridge to Russia."
- John Lawson
 Added: Apr. 14, 2010
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