Lonny D. Morrison










Lonny D. Morrison
Class of 1962

Arriving at Cameron College in 1960, Lonny Morrison excelled both on the football field and in the classroom. He served as class president, ROTC company commander, a member of the student Senate and captain of the football team. After receiving an Associate of Arts degree from Cameron, he earned a B.A. from Washburn University, an M.B.A. from Oklahoma State University and a law degree from the University of Texas.

A member of Cameron’s 1961 national champion football team, Morrison was instrumental in the 2011 establishment of the Cameron University Foundation’s Endowed Scholarship of the 1961 Junior Rose Bowl and National Championship Football Team.

Morrison became a highly successful attorney with his own firm, Morrison & Shelton. His service to his profession was twice recognized by the State Bar of Texas with the Presidents’ Award, the highest honor awarded by the Bar to recognize exemplary service.

He served in leadership roles for numerous organizations, including the State Bar of Texas, the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, the Texas Bar Foundation (of which he is a Fellow), and the Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

Retiring from his law practice in 2006, Morrison now operates Testa Rossa Ranch, Ltd. and Offenhauser Oil & Gas, LLC, an active exploration company.