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Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Vernon B. Morris Jr., engineer

Vernon B. Morris Jr., a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer, died Monday of renal failure at the Genesis HealthCare Cromwell Center. He was 88. Vernon Byron Morris Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Lanvale Street. He was a 1941 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and served in Baltimore with the Coast Guard Auxiliary during World War II. Mr. Morris earned an engineering degree from the Johns Hopkins University in the early 1950s and subsequently worked for Bendix Corp. and the old Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River. He worked for 35 years for Westinghouse Electric Corp. in electrical and telecommunications engineering before retiring in 1992. During his career, he had...