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Dr. Morris Roseman, retired psychologist, professor, poet and civil rights activist, dies

Dr. Morris Roseman, retired psychologist, professor, poet and civil rights activist, dies

Dr. Morris Roseman, who had various careers as a psychologist, professor and poet, and was a lifelong staunch and outspoken supporter of civil rights and the American Civil Liberties Union, died March 12 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif.

The former longtime Pikesville resident had celebrated his 100th birthday nine days before his death.

The son of immigrant parents, Meyer Roseman, a grocer, and his wife, Rebecca Rubenstein Roseman, Morris Roseman was born in Baltimore and raised above his parents’ North Avenue grocery store.

He was a 1936 graduate of Polytechnic High School and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in...

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