Harvey Morrison

(1879-1963). Educator and administrator. A son of a minister, he grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, graduated from Union College, and later taught higher mathematics there. In 1906 he married a fellow teacher, Vera E. Thompson. In 1914 he became president and general manager of his alma mater. In 1917 he was ordained to the ministry. Between 1922 and 1927 and again in 1935-1936 he served as president of Washington Missionary College (now Columbia Union College). In the interval between these two terms of office he participated in the residential development of Takoma Park, where the college is situated. His business experience led to his election as a member of the board of a local bank. From 1936 to 1946 he was secretary of the Department of Education of the General Conference, and from 1946 u...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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