Robert Mitchell Morgan
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U.S.Flag   Mr. Morgan was a decorated World War II veteran. He received a Purple Heart, two Bronze Stars, and a battle field commission. After the war, he was educated at the University of Texas in Austin and worked as a Petroleum Engineer.

Lt. Robert M. Morgan

With a Parachute Infantry Combat team in the European Theatre of Operations, a former Sergeant in his unit, won his commission the hard way - in a battlefield promotion last December. Lt. Morgan, son of Mrs. Bob Morgan of the Highway community, finished school here in 1940. After attending a year at Texas Tech in 1941, he was employed by the Soil Conservation office here. While here, he passed a civil service examination as a Junior Engineer, and was sent to Beltsville, Me. After his entrance into the army Lt. Morgan came to his present unit as a private. His work on patrols and in handling the details of the section made him one of the most valuable men in the Regimental Intelligence section. Lt. Morgan holds the Bronze Star Medal for his patrol activities in Italy. He was wounded in France.
©The Texas Spur, Thursday, January 11, 1944
Father: Bob Edward MORGAN, born May 9, 1886 in Anson, TX, died Feb 14, 1927 in rural Dickens Co., TX
Mother: Lela Dell MITCHELL born Mar. 16, 1887 in Granbury, TX, died Aug. 1, 1960 in Spur, TX
Siblings:
Viola Nella Morgan Dec 12, 1907-Sept 7, 1978
Nina Ellen Morgan Apr. 4, 1909-Aug. 12, 1925,
Burlan Wilmer Morgan July 27, 1910-May 28, 1968
Bernice Reba Morgan Mayfield Dec. 7, 1912
Zola Kathryn Morgan Handley Oct. 22, 1915-April 1996,
Clarke Edward Morgan Sept 23, 1917-Dec. 23, 1990
Betty Jean Morgan.
Married1: Trixie EASLEY, one child Kimberly
Married2: Jane Brannan MOORE Watson Dodson Morgan and adopted her children Cindy Jane and Richard. Then fathered Kirk and Michael.
Married3: Betty Jo KEARNEY.
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