This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin. (30 July 1914 25 April 1999) was an Irish. Author, sports official, and the sixth. Peerage of the United Kingdom. In 1927, which allowed him to sit in the. As Lord Killanin upon turning 21. Morris was born in. The Morrises were one of the 14 families making up the. During the First World War, Morris’ father was killed in action near. France, on 1 September 1914 while commanding the. Michael Morris, Baron Morris. Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench for Ireland. From 1887 to 1889. His Australian-born mother, Dora Maryon Wesley Hall (18911948), was the second-eldest daughter of English-born James Wesley Hall (18391901) and Australian Mary Dora Frederica Hall (née Dempster; 18641895). Wesley Hall was the first general manager of the famous Mount Morgan Gold Mining Company Limited in Queensland, Australia, from 1886 to 1891. He was born in. England to Walter Hall, a miller, and Elizabeth Carleton Skarratt. Lord Killanin’s maternal grandmother, Dora Hall, was born in. To William Dempster, a bank manager, and Margaret Herbert Davies. Morris was educated at. In Paris and then. Where he was President of the renowned. In the mid-1930s, he began his career as a journalist on. In 193738, he was. Lord Killanin married (Mary) Sheila Cathcart Dunlop (19192007). She was the granddaughter of. Lansdowne Road Rugby Ground. Douglas Lyall Chandler Dunlop. Lord and Lady Killanin had three sons. And John (“Johnny”), and a daughter, Monica Deborah. In 1950, Lord Killanin became the head of the. Olympic Council of Ireland. (the OCI), and became his country’s representative in the IOC in 1952. He became senior vice-president in 1968, and succeeded. Elect at the 73rd. (2124 August) held in Munich prior to the. He took office soon after the Games. During his presidency, the Olympic movement experienced a difficult period, dealing with the financial flop of the. And the boycotts of the. Denver, originally selected to host the. Withdrew and had to be replaced by Innsbruck. And Los Angeles were chosen for. Killanin resigned just before the Moscow Olympics in 1980, and his position was taken over by. He was later unanimously elected Honorary Life President. The item “6th President of the IOC Michael Morris Hand Written Letter JG Autographs COA” is in sale since Sunday, July 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Other Political Autographs”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Ecuador, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.