Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives:
Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lowell, Middlesex Coutny, Mass., August 7, 1921; attended the public schools, Boston University, B.S., 1948 and from the law school of the same university, LL.B., 1949; served in the United States Army, 1942-1946, with service in the Pacific Theater; was admitted to the bar in 1949 and commenced the practice of law in Lowell, Mass.; law clerk to Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts in 1949; member of faculty of Boston University School of Law, 1949-1953; member of Lowell City Council in 1952 and 1953; served on United States Senate Armed Services Committee in 1953 and 1954; executive secretary and chief assistant to Senator Leverett Saltonstall,
1955-1958; deputy administrator of Veterans Administration, 1958-1960; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and reelected to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1961, until his resignation May 1, 1972, to become Under Secretary General for Political and General Assembly Affairs at the United Nations and served in that position until 1976; director, United Nations Development Program, 1976-1986; president, Salzburg Seminar, 1986 to present; is a resident of New York City.
Morse died on December 18, 1994 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard