Interview at George Stephen Morrison and Anne Robin Morrison (Father and Sister of Jim Morrison)

“Admiral Morrison was the keynote speaker at the decommissioning ceremony for Bon Homme Richard, his first ship as an admiral, on July 3, 1971 in Washington DC, the same day his son, Jim Morrison, died in Paris, France at age 27.” “George Stephen Morrison (January 7, 1919 – November 17, 2008) was a Rear Admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy. Morrison was commander of the US naval forces in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of August 1964. He was the father of Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the rock band The Doors” “Morrison met and married Clara Clarke in Hawaii in 1942. Their son James Douglas, the singer from The Doors, was born in 1943 in Melbourne, Florida where they lived at the time. A daughter, Anne Robin, was born in 1947 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a son, Andrew Lee Morrison, was born in 1948 in Los Altos, California. In retirement, the Morrisons lived in Coronado and Chula Vista, California. Clara Clarke Morrison, 86, died after a long illness in Coronado on December 29, 2005. Rear Admiral Morrison died in Coronado on November 17, 2008. His private memorial service was held on November 24 at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego. His ashes were scattered at sea near the same spot off Point Loma where his wife’s ashes had been scattered nearly three years earlier.”