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Morris, Ernest, 1874-1937

 Person

Ernest Morris was born in Thorn, Germany and came to the United States as a child. He graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in philosophy and law. He served terms as president in the early 1900s of B'nai B'rith Denver, the Colorado Philosophical Society, Denver Bar Association, and the Colorado Historical Association from 1932 through 1937. He was also a member of the Board of trustees of the National Jewish Hospital. He died in Denver in January 1937.

Citation

Obituary in Intermountain Jewish News, 1937 January 29

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1936

 File — Box: B397.01.0001
Identifier: B397.01.0001
Overview Ernest Morris was born in Thorn, Germany and came to the United States as a child. He graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in philosophy and law. He was a board member of the Colorado Historical Association for two decades and was president from 1932 through 1936. His unpublished manuscript "Gathering Much" covers his early life and legal career. While he was chairman of the Denver County Council of Defense during WWII, he charged the Denver Post with libellous attacks. The...
Dates: 1936

Ernest Morris Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: B397
Overview Ernest Morris was born in Thorn, Germany and came to the United States as a child. He graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in philosophy and law. He was a board member of the Colorado Historical Association for two decades and was president from 1932 through 1936. His unpublished manuscript "Gathering Much" covers his early life and legal career. While he was chairman of the Denver County Council of Defense during WWI, he charged the Denver Post with libelous attacks. The case...
Dates: 1936

Jean and Milt Morris, between 1960-1980

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0051.00043
Overview Jean and Milton Morris eating on a porch with Ernest Morris, Milt's brother, and two unidentified women.
Dates: between 1960-1980

Morris Children, circa 1915

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00110
Overview The three Morris children pose together for a formal portrait wearing winter coats. Left to right are Ernest, Milton, and Esther Morris.
Dates: circa 1915

Morris Children, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00111
Overview The three Morris children pose together for a formal portrait. Left to right are Esther, Ernest, and Milton Morris.
Dates: circa 1920

National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees, between 1920-1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0003.00007
Overview Portrait of National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees stands on steps of an unidentified building, which was probably located on the hospital's campus. First row left to right: M. D. Barnett, Rabbi William Friedman, two unidentified men, and Dr. Robert Levy. Second row left to right: Sam Cohen, Ernest Morris, Sam Grimes, Sam Fleisher, and Arthur Friedman. Row 3 left to right: Michael Baum, three unidentified men, and Morris Cohen. Row 4 left to right: Dr. Adelman, an unidentified man,...
Dates: between 1920-1940