Generations, 1900–1923

  • Kevin A. Morrison
Chapter

Abstract

Morley’s relationship with his stepson Johnson Ayling was more complicated than his other parental relationships. Although biographers have assumed that Morley, because of their blood tie, instinctually preferred his nephew to either of his stepchildren, it was actually his stepson who sought Morley’s regular counsel and showed the greatest promise for a career in government. This chapter examines Morley’s relationship with his stepson, who became embroiled in a scandal that resulted in his imprisonment. Suddenly and unanticipatedly, Morley had to assume responsibility for five of his stepgrandchildren.

Keywords

Stepgrandparenthood Generational differences Religion Politics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin A. Morrison
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  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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