Remembering Eben Morgan
By Staff -- Gifts and Dec, 7/1/2008 8:12:00 AM
Antioch, IL — Eban Morgan, former president of Pickard China passed away on June 7 at his home in Winnetka, IL. He had been battling cancer. He joined the 110-year old family-owned company when he married Mari Pickard, the granddaughter of the company’s founder. He served as plant manager and executive vice president overseeing operations, prior to becoming president of the firm when Peter Pickard retired. Morgan served as president for more than 16 years. Before entering the world of tabletop, Morgan was a successful basketball player on the Duke University team where he played in the school’s first NCAA tournament. He was drafted by the NBA’s St. Louis Hawks, but chose to follow a career in manufacturing instead. He survived by his family.
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