GOVERNOR FRANK B. MORRISON - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 71138
Sale Price $81.00
FRANK B. MORRISON
The Governor of Nebraska signs his name in blue ink
Signature: "Frank B Morrison/Governor of Nebraska/1961-1967" in blue ink. 3½x2. Frank Brenner Morrison (1905-2004) served as the 31st Governor of the U.S. state of Nebraska from 1961 to 1967, representing the Democratic Party. Morrison was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1940, and chair of the Frontier County Democratic Party the same year. Morrison was elected Governor of Nebraska in 1960 and went on to reelection in 1962 and also in 1964. During his governorship, he worked to improve the University, particularly the scientific research and the agricultural departments, a state employees' retirement plan was initiated, a state income tax was sanctioned, and the state's accounting system was restructured. He signed legislation for Educational Television which led to the establishment of the statewide public television network, an act he said was his most important. Morrison wrote an autobiography, My Journey Through the Twentieth Century in 2001. He was a confidant of both Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy. His son, Frank B. Morrison, Jr. (1937-2006) was a justice on the Montana Supreme Court. Toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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