Eric Douglas Morley and Adoption
Morley was orphaned at the age of 11 and sent to a naval training ship.
He became an entertainment and media tycoon. He and his wife founded the Miss World pageants in 1951; he was chairman of Mecca Ltd. (responsible for introducing Bingo to the UK) and director of the Grand Metropolitan Group.
Who's Who, 1997 "The Morleys." Available at: www.qlcomm.com/missworld96/text_version/legacy/morleys.htm Associated Press. "Eric Morley, Creator of Miss World Pageant, Dies at Age 82." Available at: www.s-t.com/daily/11-00/11-10-00/a14wn074.htm