The following Compatriots were members of the Oregon Society SAR before they passed away. You might find an Uncle or Grandfather in the list. Finding a name on the following list does not constitute proof for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution.
The list is sorted by the Compatriot’s Oregon Society number. You can search the list for first name, surname, National number, State number, city, or chapter. Note: This list is under development as we gather and add information.
Rev. James Burnett Hoge Jr. Ph.D.
Robert S. Thompson
Lee Calvert Tower
Raymond Kermit Thompson
George Frederick Roberts
Rev. Herbert Edgar Morris
1998-1999 President, Oregon Society SAR
Rev. Herbert Edgar Morris, born Feb. 14, 1923, in Roselle, N.J., passed away peacefully March 22, 2014. He was the sixth of nine children born to Samuel Cary and Mary (Livingston) Morris. Herb grew up near Indian Lake in New Jersey, some 32 miles from New York City where his father worked constructing skyscrapers as a hoisting engineer. Herb worked in purchasing for a division of General Motors prior to WWII. A decorated veteran, he served in the First Special Service Force of the U.S. Army and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. His unit was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and was the basis for the movie, “The Devil’s Brigade.” Following the war, Herb received an honorary commission as colonel in the Executive Department of Louisiana before moving to Washington, D.C. He married Betty Anne (McFarlane) Morris and they graduated together from American University. Herb received a Master of Divinity from Drew University and was ordained a pastor in the Methodist Church, where he served churches in Washington D.C., New Jersey, Minnesota, Idaho and Oregon. Herb was a popular preacher and speaker, heavily involved in community affairs. He was on the board of Rose Villa Retirement Community for over 15 years and served as the first board chairman of Clackamas Community College in Oregon. Herb was an active Rotary Club leader, past president of the YMCA, manager of Albany Chamber of Commerce, American Cancer Society unit leader and was Oregon State president of the Sons of the American Revolution. Throughout his life, Herb was also very active in Masonic organizations, receiving two of the highest Order of DeMolay awards: the Chevalier Degree and the Legion of Honor. He served as masonic worshipful master at several lodges, was masonic grand chaplain in Oregon twice and a past patron of the Order of Eastern Star three times. He became a 32nd degree mason and member of the Portland Scottish Rite. Herb’s wife of 60 years, Betty Anne MacFarlane Morris, preceded him in death March 2011. Herb is survived by his brothers, Robert Morris (Francis) and Orr Morris (Gwen); sister, Olive Barnes; children, Mary E. Jones (Douglas) of Portland, John C. Morris (Mitzi) of Seattle, Ruth A. Villaverde (Ignacio Villaverde) of Ft. Myers, Fla.; and six grand and five great-grandchildren.
Rola Austin Cook
Calvin William Hurd
Carl Glen Devin
Inducted with Memorial Membership.