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 John Andrew Morrow

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John Andrew Morrow

  • Birth 3 Apr 1884 Herrickville, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 20 Jun 1967 Monroeton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Camptown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 5175759

"Andy" as he was affectionately called, married Mildred Clara Eastabrook on 25 Nov 1909. His obituary in part reads: "J. Andrew Morrow, 83, in whose honor Towanda's newest school [J. Andrew Morrow Elementary] was dedicated only two months ago, died... last night. Mr. Morrow was born April 3, 1884, and attended the rural school in Ballibay in the Herrickville area. After that he went to Camptown Academy and then to Perkiomen Prep. After teaching at Ulster, Rome and Monroeton, where he was principal, he was game warden in this area for a couple of years. In 1916 he... return[ed] to the field of education and was appointed assistant county superintendent. In 1922 he was appointed county superintendent and held the office continuously until 1954--a period of 32 years. Mr. Morrow was an elder and for many years secretary of the Session of the Presbyterian Church in Towanda. He also belonged to the local Masonic bodies, where he attained the 32nd degree of masonry. He greatly enjoyed both hunting and fishing. Mr. Morrow is survived by his wife; 3 daughters... a sister, Mrs. Helen Myers of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews." (Towanda Daily Review, June 21, 1967)


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  • Created by: Bill Benson
  • Added: 27 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5175759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Andrew Morrow (3 Apr 1884–20 Jun 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5175759, citing Camptown Cemetery, Camptown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bill Benson (contributor 36798045) .