HARRISON, KARL C., 1907-1997


Attorney, banker, state senator. Born– October 29, 1907, Columbiana. Parents–William Edward and Georgia Exa Scott Harrison.¬† Married–Mildred Holland Bennett.¬† Children–one. ¬†Education– University of Alabama, 1925-1927; graduate of American Institute of Banking, 1930; Birmingham School of Law, 1934. Admitted to the State Bar in 1934; practiced law in Columbiana after 1936. Member, Alabama State Senate, 1939-1943; Alabama House of Representatives, 1947-1955. Chairman of the board, First National Bank of Columbiana; vice president and director, People’s Bank of Pell City. Member, Shelby County Bar Association. Donated collections of Washington memorabilia to create the Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington in Columbiana. Died November 15, 1997.


Who’s Who of American Law, 1979; ancestry.com


A Brief History of Shelby Springs. Columbiana, Ala.; s.n., 1941.