Dr James Howell Harris

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Dr James Howell Harris

  • Birth 31 Oct 1834 Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Dec 1910 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 14779585

On 10 March 2012, waldonia provided the following information;

I found Dr. James H. Harris' obit, and it says he was born in Albemarle County, Va; he died in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents were Sophia Ann and Alanson Harris, both also buried in Woodbine. He earned a DDS degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1861 and an MD from the Baltimore College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was a professor of operative dentistry and an organizer of the Dental Department of the University of Maryland. He served in the medical department of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

On 11 March 2012, waldonia provided the following information;

Born in Albemarle County, Va., James Howell Harris was the son of Alanson and Sophia Ann Harris (both buried in Woodbine Cemetery as well). James Harris earned his DDS from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1861 and an MD from the Baltimore College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was a founding faculty member of the University of Maryland's Dental Department, precursor to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He and his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Hardesty) Harris, had seven children. He died in Baltimore, Maryland.


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  • Created by: Mike
  • Added: 30 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14779585
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr James Howell Harris (31 Oct 1834–12 Dec 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14779585, citing Woodbine Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mike (contributor 46775771) .