Charles R. “Bob” Morrison, a former transportation expert and lawyer, died April 23 of complications of dementia and pneumonia at Carroll Hospice’s Dove House in Westminster. The Upperco resident was 90.
Charles Robert Morrison, the son of Bruce Morrison, and his wife, Ethel Scheidt Morrison, was born in West Baltimore and raised there.
He was a graduate of Polytechnic Institute and earned a bachelor’s degree in 1950 in transportation from the University of Maryland, College Park.
After graduating from college where he had been an ROTC member, Mr. Morrison served for two years in the Air Force. He then earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.
From 1968 to 1986, he was manager of traffic and transportation for the Koppers Co. Inc., and from 1979 to 1980, was a staff assistant to the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee’s subcommittee on trade.
Judy Western, a social worker who helped people who were adopted locate their birth families, died of a heart attack Sunday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Inner Harbor resident was 78.