George A. Morrison

5 January 1877–
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of George A.

When George A. Morrison was born on 5 January 1877, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, George W. Morrison, was 27 and his mother, Mary Fifield Carlisle, was 33.

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George W. Morrison
Mary Fifield Carlisle
Charles E. Morrison
Martin Franklin Morrison
George A. Morrison
Emma Agnes Morrison
Grace Edith Morrison

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 5
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 31
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • George A Morrison in household of George W Morrison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George A Morrison in household of George W Morrison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Albert Morrison, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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