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Dr Gilbert Dennison Harris
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1864
Jamestown
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1952
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA

Spouse:
Clara Stoneman ~
Born Oct 1864, in
Ashville, Busti, Chautauqua, NY.
Died 14 Aug 1932, Ithaca, Tompkins, NY.

Child:
Rebecca Stoneman Harris ~
Born 21 Oct 1891, in
Jamestown, Chautauqua, NY.
Died 1 May 1984, Itahaca, Tompkins, NY.

Dr. Gilbert D. Harris, Ph.D. -
Son of Francis Eugene Harris, of Vermont, and Lydia Helen Crandall, of New York. Emeritis professor of Palentology and Straitgraphic Geology, at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He was the founder and trustee of the Palenthology Research Institute. He was one of the worlds leading authorities on Pelecypods. In 1936 he was president of the Paleonthological Society of America. In 1937 he was vice president of the Geological Society of America. He was a member of the Geological Society of France, Switzerland, and Germany. He died at his home in Ithaca, New York, on 4 December 1952. He was predeceased by his wife Clara (Stoneman) Harris, and survived by their daughter, Rebecca Stoneman Harris, of Ithaca, New York. Services were held December 6, 1952, at 11 A.M. at Wagner Funeral Home, with a private burial at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. [Some information extracted from the Syracuse Herald Journal, on 5 December 1952.]

Submitted by Judy Froehlich
 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Eugene Harris (1830 - 1890)
  Lydia Helen Crandall Harris (1831 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Stoneman Harris (1864 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Stoneman Harris (1891 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cora Ethel Harris (1857 - 1948)*
  Ida Christena Harris Peterson (1858 - 1919)*
  Rollin Arthur Harris (1863 - 1918)*
  Gilbert Dennison Harris (1864 - 1952)
  Jennie May Harris (1870 - 1872)*
  Florence Belle Harris (1875 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Plot: Old Section 8, Lot 18 1/2, Grave 1.
 
Created by: "Stardust"
Record added: Sep 13, 2013
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Dr Gilbert Dennison Harris
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Dr Gilbert Dennison Harris
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Dr Gilbert Dennison Harris
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 Added: Sep. 13, 2013
 
 
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