Biographical Sketch of Isaac Morris
Morris, Isaac; manager; born, Cradley, England, Aug. 4, 1853; son of John Morris; educated, English common schools; married, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mary Allen Southall; issue, two sons and two daughters; citizen-Republican; one of the common people; business career, messenger, 1863; telegraph operator, 1870; steelworker, 1872 to 1878; Western Union Telegraph Co., as operator, chief operator and mgr., 1878 to 1903; mgr. American District Night Watch and Fire Alarm System, 1903 to date; F. & A. M., past presiding officer of all bodies; Oriental Commandery, K. T., past commander and present prelate; A. A. S. R., past master Rose Croix Chapter. Recreation: Books.