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William Arthur Harris

William Arthur Harris, brokerage house executive. Trustee Monkton (Maryland) Methodist Church, 1985-1986. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1958-1966. Member MUNI Bond Club of Baltimore (board governors 1981-1983).

Background

  • Harris, William Arthur was born on July 30, 1939 in Baltimore. Son of Edward Louis and Wilma (Jordan) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, University Maryland, 1963.

    Career

    • Grain merchant Cargill, Inc., Minneapolis, 1963-1969. Broker DuPont Glore Forgen, Baltimore, 1970-1976. Assistant vice president Merrill Lynch, 1983-1987, vice president, since 1987.

    Politics

    God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.

    Religion

    The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

    Membership

    Trustee Monkton (Maryland) Methodist Church, 1985-1986. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1958-1966. Member MUNI Bond Club of Baltimore (board governors 1981-1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Farming.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Gorsuch, December 26, 1961. Children: Christopher Whitney, Julia Anne, William Everett.
    • father: Edward Louis Harris
    • mother: Wilma (Jordan) Harris
    • spouse: Grace Gorsuch
    • children: Christopher Whitney Harris
    • Julia Anne Harris
    • William Everett Harris
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    Born July 30, 1939
    • 1963
      University Maryland
    • 1963 - 1969
      Grain merchant Cargill
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1970 - 1976
      broker, DuPont Glore Forgen
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States