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 deLesseps Story Morrison

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deLesseps Story Morrison Famous memorial

Birth
New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death
22 May 1964 (aged 52)
Ciudad Victoria, Victoria Municipality, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Burial
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot
Section 133, along Avenue P
Memorial ID
5833861 View Source

New Orleans Mayor. deLesseps Story Morrison, Sr., known as Chep Morrison, was an American attorney and politician, who was the 54th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana from 1946 to 1961. He then served as an appointee of U.S. President John F. Kennedy as the United States ambassador to the Organization of American States between 1961 and 1963. He ran for Governor of Louisiana on three separate occasions, losing all three times. He was killed in a plane crash in Mexico in 1964.

New Orleans Mayor. deLesseps Story Morrison, Sr., known as Chep Morrison, was an American attorney and politician, who was the 54th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana from 1946 to 1961. He then served as an appointee of U.S. President John F. Kennedy as the United States ambassador to the Organization of American States between 1961 and 1963. He ran for Governor of Louisiana on three separate occasions, losing all three times. He was killed in a plane crash in Mexico in 1964.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Joel Manuel
  • Added: 9 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5833861
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5833861/delesseps-story-morrison: accessed ), memorial page for deLesseps Story Morrison (18 Jan 1912–22 May 1964), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5833861, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.