Gilbert W. Morell
Feb. 28, 1999
Gilbert W. Morell, assistant professor emeritus in history, died Feb. 12 in Poway, Calif. He was 84.
Morell joined WMU's faculty in 1956 and taught courses in American history and western civilization. He earned a bachelor's degree at WMU and a master's degree at the University of Michigan. Prior to coming to WMU he was an instructor at Tri-State College in Angola, Ind., and a visiting lecturer at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
He was a member of the American Historical Association and a charter member of the Labor History Association. He retired from WMU in 1984.