Sidney Wallace Morrison (born May 13, 1933) is an American politician and a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Washington. He was elected as a Republican to the 97th United States Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses. He served from January 3, 1981 until January 3, 1993.
Morrison in 1991
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Washington's 4th district
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1993
|Preceded by||Mike McCormack|
|Succeeded by||Jay Inslee|
|Member of the Washington Senate|
from the 15th district
January 13, 1975 – November 12, 1980
|Preceded by||Perry B. Woodall|
|Succeeded by||Irving Newhouse|
|Member of the Washington House of Representatives from the 15th district|
January 9, 1967 – January 13, 1975
|Preceded by||Damon R. Canfield|
|Succeeded by||Alex A. Deccio|
Sidney Wallace Morrison
May 13, 1933
Yakima, Washington, U.S.
|Alma mater||Yakima Valley College|
Washington State University
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1954–1956|
Morrison attended public schools in Toppenish, Washington, and he was admitted to Yakima Valley College in 1951. In 1954, he graduated from Washington State University in Pullman with a Bachelor of Science degree. He enlisted and served in the United States Army from 1954 - 1956. He was a partner of the family-owned Morrison Fruit Co., Inc.
After his election to the 97th United States Congress in 1980, Morrison became a member of the House Energy and Agriculture Committees. He served Washington's 4th congressional district for 6 terms from 1981 to 1993. In 1992 Morrison was a candidate for governor, but he was defeated in the primary by Attorney General Ken Eikenberry. Eikenberry was subsequently defeated in the general election by Seattle Congressman Mike Lowry.
As of 2007, Morrison was a resident of Zillah, Washington.
- "Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Commission names Sid Morrison Secretary of Transportation on January 27, 1993." HistoryLink.org. Accessed 2006-01-08.
- United States Congress. "Sid Morrison (id: M000999)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 4th congressional district