William Alexander Harris

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Death 28 Mar 1864 (aged 58)
Burial Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7277612 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1890 and engaged in the general insurance business and banking at Cedartown, Georgia. He served as private secretary to U.S. Senator Alexander S. Clay, (1904-09), a member of the Georgia State Senate, (1911-12), Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, (1913-15). In addition, he was a member of the Federal Trade Commission, Acting Secretary of the Department of Commerce, (1913-15) and a member of the Federal Trade Commission, (1915-18). In 1919, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death from a heart attack.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7277612
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Alexander Harris (24 Aug 1805–28 Mar 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7277612, citing Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .