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 Charles Murray Harris

Charles Murray Harris

Birth
Munfordville, Hart County, Kentucky, USA
Death 20 Sep 1896 (aged 75)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 15642444 · View Source
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US Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and moved to Oquawka, where he began a law practice. He was noted for his professional abilities, and dozens of prospective lawyers studied with him during his career. Harris was elected to the US House as a Democrat in 1862, serving one term, 1863 to 1865. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864, after which he resumed his Oquawka law practice and also opened an office in Chicago.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 6 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15642444
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Murray Harris (10 Apr 1821–20 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15642444, citing Oquawka Cemetery, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .