Morley, Eric Douglas

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Morley was orphaned at the age of 11 and sent to a naval training ship.

He became an entertainment and media tycoon. He and his wife founded the Miss World pageants in 1951; he was chairman of Mecca Ltd. (responsible for introducing Bingo to the UK) and director of the Grand Metropolitan Group.

References

Who's Who, 1997
"The Morleys." Available at: http://www.qlcomm.com/missworld96/text_version/legacy/morleys.htm
Associated Press. "Eric Morley, Creator of Miss World Pageant, Dies at Age 82." Available at: http://www.s-t.com/daily/11-00/11-10-00/a14wn074.htm

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European
20th Century
Theater, Broadcasting, Cinema
Self-made Men and Women
School-age Years, Adolescence
Orphaned (Both Parents)
Institutional Care
Parent(s) Died, Disappeared or Became Incapacitated
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