Morris, Charles W. N/A

Possibly the stamp of American semiotician and philosopher, Charles W. Morris, born on 23 May 1901, in Denver, Colorado, the son of Charles William and Laura (Campbell) Morris. He studied engineering and psychology at Northwestern University, where he graduated with a B.S. in 1922. That same year, he entered the University of Chicago where he became a doctoral student in philosophy, writing on a symbolic theory of mind. He became an instructor of philosophy for six years from 1925 to 1931 at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and from 1931 to 1947 at the University of Chicago.

In 1925, Morris married Gertrude E. Thompson, with whom he had a daughter, Sally Morris Petrilli. In 1951, he married his second wife, Ellen Ruth Allen, a psychologist.
Charles William Morris died on 15 January 1979 in Gainesville, Florida.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Morris, Charles W. (Stamp 1) Title: Morris, Charles W. (Stamp 1)
Crest: A lion rampant regardant
Dimensions (height x width): 29mm x 22mm
Heraldic Charges: lion rampant regardant