From a contemporary press report:
Charles W. Morgan, age 87, died in Melbourne, Florida, on February 17, 1999.
A third generation Washingtonian, he graduated from George Washington University and completed 33 years of military and civilian service. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he served on the Army General Staff in the Pentagon and on staff in the Executive Office of the President.
His marriage to the late Helen Spiess Morgan ended in divorce. He retired to Florida in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Lockwood Morgan of Melbourne, Florida; two daughters from his first marriage, Charlene Morgan D'Albora of Rockville, Maryland, and Valerie Morgan Viands of Gaithersburg, Maryland; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Rockville, Maryland, 12 noon, Wednesday, February 24, with interment at 2 p.m. in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Raphael Church, 1592 Kimblewick Rd., Rockville, Maryland 20854.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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