Memory Hold The Door
Patrick Bradley Morrah, Jr. (1915–1992)
Son of Patrick Bradley Morrah and Hessie Thomson Morrah, graduate of Greenville City Schools and The Citadel. 1939 Graduate of Duke University Law School. Articulate and effective Greenville Attorney.
Elected to S.C. House of Representatives in 1941, serving on powerful Ways and Means Committee. Resigned to enter military service. Served in the Pacific Theater and rose to rank of Major. Was awarded seven battle stars and the Bronze Star during World War II.
Re-elected to the House of Representatives in 1947. Senator from Greenville County from 1953 to 1966, serving on Judiciary and other important Committees. Awarded “Order of Palmetto” by Governor Riley.
Equally effective as trial lawyer or counselor of individual and business clients.
Former board member of Board of Visitors of The Citadel State Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission, State Archives Commission, Greenville City School System, and other important civic organizations.
Served as Chairman of S.C. American Revolution Bicentennial Committee and on the United States Constitution Bicentennial Commission.
A lawyer of highest ethical principles, always a gentleman, he epitomized the best of the profession.
Able lawyer, enlightened legislator, civic leader, gifted orator, witty story teller, he died February 17, 1992, survived by his son, P. Bradley Morrah III and a daughter, Irene Morrah Ingold, two sisters and two grandchildren.