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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 1 Collection or Record:

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 His unpublished manuscript "Gathering Much" covers his early life and legal career.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