Julian P Harrison

Julian P Harrison

Birth
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Death 22 May 1941 (aged 45)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 195262800 · View Source
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House, 42nd Legislature
1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
Democrat
House, 41st Legislature
1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
Democrat

Julian P. Harrison was an honored Member of the House
of Representatives during the sessions of the Forty-first and Fortysecond
Legislatures, where he rendered valuable service, not only to
his constituency, but to the entire State. He served with distinguished
ability as a law-maker and when he voluntarily retired he had the
respect, good will and friendship of all the Members with whom he
had served. He was born in Marshall, Texas, September 19, 18 9 5;
his ancestors on both sides being of pioneer Texas families. He graduated
from Marshall High School, then attended A. and M. College
for two years. studying civil engineering, then graduated from the
Law School of the University of Texas. In August of 1921 he moved
to El Paso and began the practice of law, which practice he has continued
with distinguished ability since that time. He was an active
member of the Texas Bar Association, a Director from the Eighth
Supreme Judicial District, was a member of the El Paso Bar Association
and the American Bar Association, in all of which Associations
he has rendered valuable service to his chosen profession and has
been looked upon, not only by the people of El Paso but many people
through the State, especially among the lawyers, as· an outstanding
lawyer, a distinguished· statesman and a citizen of the highest integrity.
He served with the· National Guard on the Mexican Border in
1916 and as a Lieutenant with the American forces in France for
fourteen months during the World War. He served with the Thirtysixth
Division in front line action, including the Argonne. He was
married to Mrs. Faye Ayers in January, 1929, she, with his mother
and father, Mr. and Mrs. Y. D. Harrison of Marshall, Texas, and two
brothers surviving him. During the last two years he has held the
office of Texas Commissioner of the Rio Grande Compact Commission,
and was serving as such when he passed away; now, therefore,
Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Fortyseventh
Legislature, That the Members thereof deeply regret the passing
of this able and public-spirited citizen, statesman and lawyer, and
extend their sincere sympathy to his bereaved family; and, be it
further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives be
instructed to send to the bereaved wife of the deceased a copy of this
Resolution and that a copy thereof be spread on the memorial pages
of' the House Journal of today and that when the House of Representatives
adjourns for today that it do so in memory of and in
tribute of the late Julian P. Harrison.


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  • Created by: David Harrison
  • Added: 10 Dec 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 195262800
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julian P Harrison (19 Sep 1895–22 May 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 195262800, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Harrison (contributor 47161641) .