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William E. Morris
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
William E. Morris, county agricultural agent, Renville county, and agent of the United States Department of Agriculture, the work being carried on under the United States Department of Agriculture, the College of Agriculture, University of Minnesota and Renville County cooperating, was born in Middlebury, Wis., Dec. 23, 1886, son of David J. and Clara B. (Theobold) Morris, and was reared on a dairy farm at Ridgeway, Wis. He attended the state graded school of Ridgeway, graduated from the Wisconsin Academy at Madison, Wis., in 1905, and from the College of Agriculture, University of Wisconsin, in 1909. In 1909-11 he was connected with the Department of Dairying, Wisconsin College of Agriculture; in 1911-13 he was in charge of the Animal Husbandry and Dairying departments of the La Crosse (Wis.) County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy. In August, 1913, he started his duties as county agent of Renville county.
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