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William Dawson Harris
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1852
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1916
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

William grew up on his family's farm near Springplace, Georgia. He became a lawyer and practiced law in Springplace until 1883, when he moved to Fort Worth, Texas. In 1888 he became Judge of the 17th District of Texas where he served two terms. He was Mayor of Fort Worth for two terms, 1906 and 1908.

He was the husband of Mary Rush Temple Harris. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Maynard Harris (1813 - 1880)
  Martha Matilda Holland Harris (1825 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Rush Temple Harris (1860 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Newton Temple Harris (1882 - 1940)*
  Bertie Victoria Harris Spencer (1889 - 1970)*
  Mattie Mae Harris Ingram (1891 - 1965)*
  Virginia Harris (1895 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Ann Harris Glass (1844 - 1918)*
  William Dawson Harris (1852 - 1916)
  John Freeman Harris (1854 - 1920)*
  Thomas Jefferson Harris (1857 - 1924)*
  David Hill Harris (1859 - 1926)*
  Maynard Bartow Harris (1861 - 1947)*
  George Winfield Harris (1869 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 28, Lot 8-E1/2, Space 4
 
Created by: Debbie Gibbons
Record added: Sep 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30062031
William Dawson Harris
Added by: Debbie Gibbons
 
William Dawson Harris
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William Dawson Harris
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Feb. 22, 2012

- Debbie Gibbons
 Added: Sep. 25, 2008
 
 
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