Housewife, civic leader. Born– Nashville, Tenn., January 17, 1858.  Parents– William Hooper Harris and Virginia Martin Harris. Married– Erwin Craighead, December 12, 1878. 1878. One child. Education– Mary Sharpe College, Winchester, Tennessee; graduate of Patapsco Institute, Baltimore.  Moved to Mobile in 1882; became a leader in many civic and charitable organizations. Helped organize the Shakespeare Club and served as its president. Member of the Alabama Child Labor Committee, Alabama Child Welfare Committee, and Mobile County Juvenile Court Commission. President of the Board of the Benevolent Home for the Aged. Vice president of the Board for the Alabama Boys Industrial School. Member of women’s suffrage organizations. Officer of the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs from 1895 until her death.  Died January 27, 1926.


History of the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs; Moore, Albert Burton. History of Alabama and Her People, Vol. III, p. 528.


History of the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1895-1918. Vol. 1. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1936.

Lessons in Parliamentary Law, with Tables, …. Mobile, Ala.; Delchamps Printing Co., 1914 (2nd edition, 1925).