Donald Cherry Morse (1923 - 1969)

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Port Hudson National Cemetery
Section C Site 3644-B,
20978 Port Hickey Road, Zachary, La

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SFC
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Cherry

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1923 - In the year that Donald Cherry Morse was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

1955 - Donald was 32 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1956 - Donald was 33 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1966 - Donald was 43 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1969 - In the year of Donald Cherry Morse's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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Donald Cherry Morse passed away on October 9, 1969 at age 46. No cause of death has been listed for Donald. He was buried in Port Hudson National Cemetery Section C Site 3644-B, Zachary, La. He was born on January 10, 1923. We are unaware of information about Donald's immediate family.

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