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Grady Dewitt Harris

Grady Dewitt Harris, American banker. Recipient Outstanding Young Man of Year award, Oklahoma City, 1959; Distinguished Service award, Oklahoma, 1960. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Young President’s Organisation, Association Reserve City Bankers, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta.; Club: Economic of Oklahoma (past president).

Background

  • Harris, Grady Dewitt was born on June 27, 1926 in Alex, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Grady DeWitt and Robena H. (Dellinger) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Oklahoma, 1945, Bachelor of Laws, 1949, postgraduate College Business Administration.

    Career

    • Various positions Liberty National Bank & Trust Company, Oklahoma City, 1950-1959, senior vice president, chairman loan committee, director, member Executive Committee, 1956-1959. President Fidelity National Bank & Trust Company, Oklahoma City, 1960-1974. Chairman First National Bank, Alex, Oklahoma, First State Bank, Blanchard, Oklahoma.

      Director Capitol Hill State Bank & Trust Company, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc., American Fidelity Assurance Company (all Oklahoma City). Advisory director Community National Bank of Warr Acres, Oklahoma Past president Travelers Aid Society, Oklahoma City. Past co-chairman United Fund-Red Cross campaign of Oklahoma City.

      President Downtown Action, Inc., Oklahoma City. Treasurer Santa Claus Commission Oklahoma. Director Sunbeam Home and Family Service, Oklahoma County chapter American Red Cross, Better Business, Oklahoma City.

      Past director Oklahoma Heart Association. Trustee U. Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. Board regents Oklahoma College for Women.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Young President’s Organisation, Association Reserve City Bankers, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta. Club: Economic of Oklahoma (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Alice June Hunter, August 23, 1947. Children: Barbara Jean, Grady Hunter.
    • father: Grady DeWitt Harris
    • mother: Robena H. (Dellinger) Harris
    • spouse: Alice June Hunter
    • children: Barbara Jean Harris
    • Grady Hunter Harris
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    Born June 27, 1926
    Died August 22, 1974
    (aged 48)
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