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Edward Leon Morris
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1910
Armstrong County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1951

S/Sgrt. U.S. Army, 36th Cav. Recon Tr. Co. H (diesel mechanic) Stationed Dilworth, North Carolina. Camp Blanding, Florida. Went to OCS Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Discharged 1944.

Leon rode horseback to Fairview, a one room school house about a mile west of their farm in Armstrong County. He later lived with his sister Helen and her husband Ed King on the "Creek Place", NW of Amarillo and rode horse back to River Road School. He attended Amarillo High School and Amarillo Junior College.

Leon went to CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp) camp in Wyoming. In the 1930's he wrangled mustangs for Jody Whittenburg in eastern Oregon. He also worked for Bell Telephone. He served in the Army in WWII. He had cattle in Colorado and was preparing to move there when on a return trip to Amarillo, he was killed in a car wreck due to icy roads Dec 31, 1951.

He married Gardland "Dolly" Hedgecoke June 5th, 1944. They had one son together Edward Leon Morris, Jr. of Amarillo, TX. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Leonidus Morris (1872 - 1956)
  Annie Jeanette Harris Morris (1877 - 1959)
 
 Siblings:
  Winston Harris Carter (1898 - 1974)**
  Helen Margaret Carter King (1902 - 1991)**
  Annabel L.ee Morris Franz (1907 - 1980)*
  Edward Leon Morris (1910 - 1951)
  John W Morris (1912 - 1955)*
  Jean Morris Hartman (1916 - 1983)*
  Elizabeth Morris Roberts (1919 - 2009)*
  Sammie Genevra Morris Karr (1923 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Llano Cemetery
Amarillo
Randall County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section K Lot 4 Space 4
 
Maintained by: Cory Miller
Originally Created by: Walter Dunn
Record added: Jun 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19951391
Edward Leon Morris
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Edward Leon Morris
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Edward Leon Morris
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