Samuel Augustus Morris
|John R. Morris|
Charlottesville City Council
|Electoral District||City at-large|
|Term Start||September 1, 1942|
|Term End||August 31, 1946|
|Preceded by||F. Bradley Peyton Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Gus K. Tebell|
|Date of birth||May 31, 1901|
|Date of death||June 13, 1967|
|Place of birth||City of Charlottesville, VA|
|Place of death||Miami, Florida|
|Residence||330 Parkway Street|
|Profession||Business, wholesale distribution|
Refer also: List of City Councilors
Samuel Augustus Morris (1901-1967) was a former vice-mayor and member of Charlottesville City Council, and former partner of Dettor, Edwards, and Morris - a wholesale distribution company formed in 1929 and operated until 1998 in Ivy.
The 1942 election was held on June 9, 1942 for two open seats on the council, Roscoe S. Adams and Morris won without opposition. Outside of the voting places, there were no indication that an election was being held. There were no outside workers. Adams and Morris won the Democratic nominations in the primaries and the Republican party made no effort to provide any opposition.
Born May 31, 1901, in Charlottesville, Sam was the son of Samuel H. and Wilmonia "Monie" J. (née Smith) Morris and brother of Virginia Ruth Morris and Talmage "Tebo" H. Morris (1895-1944). Sam was a member of of the Charlottesville Lions Club and a member of the First Christian Church. In 1940, he lived at 330 Parkway Street with his mother and sister.
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- Obituaries: Former Councilman S. A. Morris Dies, author=staff, publisher=The Daily Progress|location JMRL micorfilm collection|publishdate June 14, 1967|accessdate=September 24, 2019