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HARRIS (Soundex H620) — See also ARRIS, HARR, HARRIES, HARRIS-TUTTLE, HARRISON, HARRISS, HERAZ, HERRIES, HIRES, HORRAS, HYRES, MORRIS-HARRIS, PHARRIS, RAISH, SHIRA, WOODS-HARRIS.

  Harris, Vanessa — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 71st District, 2006. Female. Still living as of 2006.
  Harris, Victor B. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 33rd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Virgil Emmett — also known as Virgil E. Harris — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives, 1970 (8th District), 1974 (15th District). Still living as of 1974.
  Harris, Virginia M. — of Fort Clayton, Canal Zone (now Panama). Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Canal Zone, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Harris, Mrs. W. A. — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. C. — of Fishkill-on-Hudson (now part of Beacon), Dutchess County, N.Y. Postmaster at Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. C. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Superior court judge in North Carolina 7th District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. D. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Mayor of Fort Worth, Tex., 1906-09. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. H. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908 (alternate), 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. H. — of Beardstown, Cass County, Ill. Mayor of Beardstown, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. H. — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Republican. Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Harris, W. Hunt — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. J. See William Joseph Harris
  Harris, W. Oscar — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Harris, W. P. — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. P. — of Vaughn, Guadalupe County, N.M. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. S. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 7th District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, W. S., Sr. — of Mebane, Alamance County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Wade H. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Wade Hampton
  Harris, Walter S. — of Sturgeon, Boone County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Boone County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Warren G. — of Millbury, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council 7th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Washington — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 26th District, 1860-67. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Wilbur J. (1907-1975) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., October 15, 1907. Republican. Retail fuel business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 1st District, 1939-40. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1975 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Wiley Pope (1818-1891) — also known as Wiley P. Harris — of Monticello, Lawrence County, Miss. Born near Holmesville, Pike County, Miss., November 9, 1818. Democrat. State court judge in Mississippi, 1844-50; delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1850, 1890; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1853-55; delegate to Mississippi secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Mississippi to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., December 3, 1891 (age 73 years, 24 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harris, Willard P. — of Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Harris, William — Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1847-49. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of Hamburg, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Chief burgess of Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1881-82; postmaster at Hamburg, Pa., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cardiff, as of 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of Northville, Fulton County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1900-01; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of Marion, Marion County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Harris, William Alexander (1805-1864) — also known as William A. Harris — of Luray, Page County, Va. Born near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., August 24, 1805. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Virginia 16th District, 1841-43; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Argentina, 1846-51. Died in Pike County, Mo., March 28, 1864 (age 58 years, 217 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Mo.
  Relatives: Father of William Alexander Harris (1841-1909).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Harris, William Alexander (1841-1909) — also known as William A. Harris — of Linwood, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born near Luray, Loudoun County, Va., October 29, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large, 1893-95; member of Kansas state senate, 1896; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1897-1903; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1904, 1908. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 20, 1909 (age 68 years, 52 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander Harris (1805-1864).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harris, William C. — of Pontiac, Livingston County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Harris, William E. — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Marshall, Mo., 1848-50. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William E. — of Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Harris, William F. — of Ashland, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Ashland, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William G. (born c.1950) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born about 1950. Republican. Funeral director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harris, William H. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1926, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William H. — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Harris, William Hall — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1905-13. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William J. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William Joseph — also known as W. J. Harris — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924, 1928, 1932. Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park, Near Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex.
  Harris, William Julius (1868-1932) — also known as William J. Harris — of Cedartown, Polk County, Ga. Born in Cedartown, Polk County, Ga., February 3, 1868. Democrat. Insurance business; member of Georgia state senate, 1911-12; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1912-13; director, U.S. Census Bureau, 1913-15; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1915-18; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1917-18; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1919-32; died in office 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Member, Kappa Alpha Order. Died in Washington, D.C., April 18, 1932 (age 64 years, 75 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Charles H. Harris and Margaret Ann (Monk) Harris; married, July 27, 1905, to Julia Knox Wheeler; great-grandson of Charles Hooks (1768-1843).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harris, William L., Jr. — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 1956-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William M. — of Barnwell, Barnwell County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Barnwell, S.C., 1926-32 (acting, 1926-27). Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William P. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1928, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William Plunket — Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Harrisburg, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, William Rees — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Harris, William W. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Wilmot L. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Charleston, S.C., 1902-13. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Winder Russell (1888-1973) — also known as Winder R. Harris — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 3, 1888. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1941-44. Died in Alexandria, Va., February 24, 1973 (age 84 years, 83 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harris, Woodrow — of Arlington, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harris, Wyly J. — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Young Loftin Gerdine (1812-1894) — also known as Young L. G. Harris — of Elbert County, Ga.; Clarke County, Ga. Born in Elbert County, Ga., 1812. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1841, 1847-52; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1865. Died in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., 1894 (age about 82 years). Interment at Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Susan Allen (daughter of Singleton Walthall Allen; aunt by marriage of Willis B. Adams (1861-1913)); nephew of Jeptha Vining Harris; first cousin once removed of Tinsley White Rucker, Jr..
  Political family: Heard family of Elberton, Georgia.
  Harris, Zach A. — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1920, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Harris, Zachary T. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Zachary Taylor
  Harris, Zebb — of Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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