Arthur Bruce Morris
Arthur Bruce Morris, born in Lykens, son of William H. Morris and Martha J. [Minnich] Morris, has been a resident of Lykens practically all his life save two years when his parents resided at Greensburg. He was a pupil of the Lykens Public School until he graduated from the grammar grade when he entered the employ of Samuel B. Coles and Son, publisher of the Lykens Standard in which office he started in the capacity of “devil.” After eight years he became the Managing Editor of the paper and is serving in that capacity to this time.
Mr. Morris is well-known throughout the entire Upper End of Dauphin County. He was connected with various organizations as their chairman of various events held at this place, among them being the Homecoming Celebration of the World War Veterans, held under the direction of Washington Camp, No. 238, P.O.S. of A., of which organization he is a past president. On 26 June 1919, he entered the service of the United States in the World War and after eight months of service attained the rank of Sergeant-Major, being discharged from the service, 1 March 1920.
From: “Who’s Who in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,” Lykens-Williams Valley History-Directory and Pictorial Review, by J. Allen Barrett, published in 1922.
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