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Encyclopedia > DeLesseps Story Morrison

de Lesseps Story Morrison (1912 January 181964 May 22) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the mayor of New Orleans between 1946 and 1961. He also served as the United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) between 1961 and 1963. Died, along with his son John Randolph Waterman "Randy" Morrison, in a plane crash in Mexico.

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Jimmie Davis - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (1214 words)
Davis ran second to "Chep" Morrison, considered a liberal by Louisiana standards, in the primary and then defeated him in the party runoff held in January 1960.
Davis won the northern and central parts of the state plus Baton Rouge, while Morrison dominated the southern portion of the state, particularly the French cultural parishes.
In the runoff, Davis prevailed, 487,681 (54.1 percent) to Morrison's 414,110 (45.5 percent).
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