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A. J. Morris + M. A. McCellow?Olaf Sholin + Caroline Gustavsson
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Jefferson D. Morrisabt 1887 -- 4 APR 1956avatar
Esther Sholin21 AUG 1899 -- 19 AUG 1977avatar
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Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Morris, Jr.

Birth21 JAN 1928
 
probable birthplace based on family residence
Reside1942
 
Next of kin: Mrs. Ernest Grenfell
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USA Marines
Flag of United States
Death2 OCT 1974
 
Fire service connected death
Grave
Aged: 46.7 years
Jeff Morris was known as "Fireman Jeff" in and around Portland, Oregon, having pioneered fire safety and prevention in Portland schools. He joined the fire department in his mid-teens, eventually rising to Batallion Chief. Today, the Jeff Morris Fire Museum is an attraction in Portland. See: msoe.edu for more information on the museum and the history of firefighting.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Jeffrey David 

28 DEC 19502 JUN 1998  WA, King Co, Seattle  
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  1. Findagrave Jefferson D. "Jeff" Morris, Jr
  2. FamilySearch Jefferson Dav Morris, Jr Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998
  3. FamilySearch Jefferson Morris United States Social Security Death Index
  4. Book: Pacific Poultryman, Vol. 28; story about Edwin E. Sholin, 1924; Page 35;
  5. Other: "The Oregonian," Friday, 4 Oct 1974, p. 29A, courtesy of Linda Lawson;
  6. Website: Jefferson D. Morris "Fireman Jeff";
  7. Website: Jefferson D. Morris at "Portland Places: Belmont Firehouse"; Name shown under photo of Belmont Firehouse on 11 Sep 2008;
  8. Website: Jefferson D. Morris at "David Campbell Memorial; Listed in Service connected deaths at 1974.;
  1. Other: "The Oregonian," Friday, 4 Oct 1974, p. 29A, courtesy of Linda Lawson;
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