James Eric Morrison
- Born: 30 Jun 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia
- Marriage: Winona Doris Sharpe on 6 Sep 1930 in Quebec City - Chalmers United Church 1
- Died: 21 May 1986, Lennoxville, Quebec at age 83
- Buried: 21 Jun 1986, Massawippi, Quebec - Union Cemetery
James Erie Morrison, a former executive with Canadian Johns Manville Ltd. in Asbestos and a familiar figure in Eastern Townships education circles, died at his home in Lennoxville on May 21st.
He was 83.
Born in Amherst, N.S., Mr. Morrison attended Dalhousie University and McGill University before joining CJM in 1928. He became Plant Manager in 1948 and retired from the company in 1967.
Mr. Morrison was for many years president of the Asbestos-DanvilIe-Shipton School Board, and subsequently became President of the Quebec Association of Protestant School Boards.. After retiring to Massawippi, he became involved with Stanstead College, serving as a mernber of its Board of Trustees. He was involved in community affairs in Massawippi, and served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Sherbrooke Hospital, the Wales Home
in Richmond and the Massawippi Conservation Association. As a member of Canadian Executive Services Overseas (CESO) following retirement from CJM, he carried out industrial consulting assignments in Turkey, India and Trinidad.
He is survived by his wife, the former Winona Sharpe of Quebec City, son Robert of Montreal, daughter Janet (Mrs. Philip Chant) of Bedford, N.S., sister Jean of Halifax, N.S., sister-in-law Sally (Mrs. G.H. Morrison) of Fort Erie, Ont. and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother George Hawley and sister Mollie (Mrs. J.M. MacLeod).
A service for family members was held at the Mount Royal Crematorium in Montreal May 22nd, and a graveside burial service is being arranged for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 21 at the Massawippi Church, Massawippi, Que.
James married Winona Doris Sharpe, daughter of Harvey Walter Sharpe and Malvina Smith, on 6 Sep 1930 in Quebec City - Chalmers United Church.1 (Winona Doris Sharpe was born on 18 Mar 1906 in Hadlow, Levis, Quebec,2 died on 7 Aug 1987 in Wales Home, Richmond, Quebec and was buried in Massawippi, Quebec - Union Cemetery.)