Blacks @ Dartmouth 1775 to 1950

African Americans @ Dartmouth College 1775-1950

Samuel Stanley Morris

Dartmouth College
Class of 1925 (A.B.)
Born
3 May 1898, Lakeview AR
Died
18 Dec 1984, Louisville KY
Other Degrees
Ph.D. (Univ. So. Cal.)
School Dartmouth College Class 1925
Born 3 May 1898, Lakeview AR Degree A.B.
Died 18 Dec 1984, Louisville KY Other Degrees
Ph.D. (Univ. So. Cal.)

Career summary

Educator in public colleges and school systems

Quotes from biographical sources

Samuel Stanley Morris died December 18, 1984, in Louisville, Ky.

After leaving Dartmouth, he studied during summers at Harvard, then received his master's degree at Cornell and a doctorate in economics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He taught history, political science, and economics in various southern colleges. In 1955 he joined the faculty of Grambling College in Grambling,. La., where he was professor of economics until his retirement.

He was married in 1926 to Mamie Taylor. They had three daughters and two sons, all of whom earned degrees at various colleges and universities. He was a member of the Order of Artus, National Honorary Economic Society, American Economic Association, and American Association of University Professors.