General Morris Named President Of National Waterways Foundation

Lt. Gen. John W. Morris, USA (ret.), former Chief of Engineers, has been elected president of the National Waterways Foundation, a recently established research and education organization. The announcement was made by the Foundation's chairman, David A.

Wright of St. Louis, president of National Marine Service, Inc.

"We are delighted to have a person of General Morris's professional background and international reputation to take a leading role in the National Waterways Foundation," Mr. Wright said. "His service will be invaluable in helping to guide the organization through its formative period, particularly in developing its program and in building its financial base." Before his retirement last fall, General Morris headed the Army Corps of Engineers for more than f o u r years, capping a distinguished 37-year career in this branch of the Army. His assignments included that of Tulsa District Engineer, Missouri River Division Engineer, and Director of Civil Works.

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