Henry Gadd Harmon, American college president. Recipient Outstanding Achievement award from the University of Minnesota, 1951. Member Greater Des Moines Committee (past president), Chamber of Commerce, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Beta Kappa.; Member Christian Disciples Church; Mason (33°).
Professor English, 6th Provincial Normal College, Anhwei, China, 1923-1924. Professor education Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri, 1925-1934. President William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, 1934-1941.
President Drake U., Des Moines, since 1941. Director, member executive committee Bankers Life Company Director, member Executive Committee Christian Board Public, Edmondson Art Center.