HARRIS, GARRARD, 1875-1927

Biography:

Lawyer, editor. Born– May 14, 1875, in Columbus, Ga. Parents– James Walton and Gertrude Harris. Married– Mary Lou Sykes, November 14, 1906. Education– University of Georgia, North Georgia Agricultural College; Millsap College, LL.B., 1902. Practiced law in Jackson, Miss., 1903-1911; special agent, U.S. Department of Commerce to Latin America, 1914-1917; specialist and editor, Federal Board of Vocational Education, Washington, 1918-1919; commissioner, U.S. Department of Commerce,, 1919-1920; associate editor, Birmingham News, 1920-. Worked in various positions for other Southern newspapers. Died March 19, 1927.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1.

Publication(s):

Central America as an Export Field. Washington, D.C.; U.S. Department of Commerce, 1915.

Elements of Conservation. Richmond, Va.; Johnson Pub. Co., 1924.

Joe the Book Farmer. New York; Harper and Brothers, 1914.

Redemption of the Disabled. New York; D. Appleton & Co., 1919.

Trail of the Pearl. New York; Harper and Brothers, 1917.

The Treasure of the Land. New York; Harper and Brothers, 1917.

West Indies as an Export Field. Washington, D.C.; U.S. Department of Commerce, 1917.