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Hugh Martin Morris (1878-1966)

 
 
Hugh Martin Morris (1878-1966) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
1. Hugh Martin Morris (1878-1966) Marker
Inscription.  An 1988 graduate of Delaware College, now the University of Delaware, Hugh Martin Morris was one of Delaware's most distinguished jurists, serving as a Wilmington attorney and, from 1919-30, as a U.S. District Judge for Delaware.

A member of the University's Board of Trustees for 30 years, the last 20 as its Chairman, Judge Morris made major gifts to the University and helped secure additional important gifts.

The Hugh M. Morris Library was dedicated in 1964, two years before his death. An expansion of the Library was completed in 1986, doubling the size and providing seating for up to 3,000.
 
Erected by University of Delaware.
 
Location. 39° 40.695′ N, 75° 45.136′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Green south of East Delaware Avenue (Delaware Route 273). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 South College Avenue, Newark DE 19717, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University of Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Hall
The marker is in front of Morris Library on The Green image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. The marker is in front of Morris Library on The Green
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lammot du Pont Laboratory (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Dr. Francis Alison (1705-1779) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Magnolia Circle (about 300 feet away); In Memoriam (about 400 feet away); The Visitors Center (about 400 feet away); Mentors' Circle (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
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