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Morris Sheehan

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Married to – Tamera Harris
Family Tree – 4 Children, 8 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild
Date of Birth – September 14, 1945
Place of birth – Asheville, NC
High School – North Buncombe class of 63
College – St. Leo University, Florida
Bachelor Degree in Human Resources & Business Administration
1963-1966 – Draftsman @ Dave Steel Co, Electrical Draftsman @ Hammarlund Radio Mfg.
1966 – Drafted in the US Army
1967/68 – Viet Nam (9th Inf. Div.)
1974/76 – Korea (8th US Army HQ)
1982/83 – Korea (2nd Inf. Div.)
1986 – Retired from the US Army
19 different assignments to state side installations
Commendations – Bronze Star, 3ea Army Commendation Metals,
3ea Foreign Service awards, 4 Campaign awards


1977 – Fished first organized bass tournament
1985 – 1999 –Tournament Director Military Bass Anglers
1987/Present – Operations and General Manager of The Boat House – Boat Sales & Service
1987/1999 – Fished throughout the country
1997 – Won Angler of the Year – Military Bass Anglers
2000 – Purchased the Military Bass Anglers Association and renamed it the American Bass Anglers
2000/Present – organized, marketed and expanded ABA to support grass roots anglers and all Military Services Members.
2003/2006 – Held ten (10) Take-a-Soldier Fishing events, from Fort Hood TX, to Rock Island IL to Ft Drum NY to Ft Gordon GA to Ft Campbell KY.
2006 – Officially named the American Fishing Tour (the original MBAA trail)
2007 – Assumed operation of the Bassmasters Weekend Series
2008 – Started the American Couples Trail
2008 – Assumed operation of the Annual Military Team Tournament from Robins AFB
2015 – Started the 100% Plus Team Trail
American Bass Anglers hosts over 1000 bass tournaments annually throughout the country.

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