F. Morse “Morrey” Neil, 1921
F. Morse “Morrey” Neil was born in Albion on October 3, 1921, and was graduated from Albion High School and from AlbionCollege. Neil was employed as a purchasing agent for Union SteelProducts, and retired in 1979 after forty years with that firm.
Neil was first elected to the board of directors in 1954. He served as secretary of the board for twenty-eight years, and later assumed the position of treasurer of the Association, holding that post until his death on March 16, 1986. Neil played an important role in the construction of Homestead’s new headquarters in 1980-1981.
Source: Frank Passic. Homestead Savings and Loan and the Builders of Albion: One Hundred Years of Service, 1889-1989. Albion, MI: Homestead Savings and Loan Association. 1988.