John Lemley “Lem” Morrison


John Lemley (Lem) Morrison was born June 6, 1903, in Hale County, Alabama. He is Chairman of the Board of Dairy Fresh Corporation and lives in Greensboro.

Morrison served four terms on the Alabama Board of Agriculture, 1939-46 and 1963-71, and held Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service posts in 1964-69 and 1977-81. He is a Charter Member of the Southeastern Livestock, has been Chairman of the Alabama 4-H Foundation since 1964, and received the Distinguished Service Award of Alabama Farm Bureau and Alabama Dairy Producers in 1974.

He has been equally supportive of non-agricultural activities, serving on Mobile Advisory Council of Boy Scouts of America, board of trustees of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, Huntington College advisory committee, vice president of Mobile Chamber of Commerce, Member Quality Education Committee of Alabama, and Alabama Educational Television representative.

Morrison is a World War II veteran, a life member of the board of stewards in the First United
Methodist Church of Greensboro, and a life member of Masonic Lodge. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Auburn University in 1983 and received the National Epsilon Sigma Phi Award in 1978.

Morrison is married to the former Beatrice Harrison and the father of John Lemley Morrison Jr. and Dr. Lemuel Morrison.