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Ronald Dean Harris

Ronald Dean Harris, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1981, Kentucky 1982, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana, United States District Court (western district) Kentucky, United States Court Appeals (7th and 6th circuits).

Background

  • Harris, Ronald Dean was born on October 7, 1955 in New Albany, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Eugene and Catherine Louise (Edwards) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science with honors, University Louisville, 1977. Juris Doctor with honors, University Louisville, 1981.

    Career

    • Partner Harris & Harris, Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1981-1990, senior partner, since 1990. Judge pro tempore. Jeffersonville City Court, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1981, Kentucky 1982, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana, United States District Court (western district) Kentucky, United States Court Appeals (7th and 6th circuits).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Protestant

    Membership

    Provides pro bono legal services for Clark County (Indiana) Youth Shelter, Clark County Habitat for Humanity and various other local churches and civic organizations. Board directors, secretary, treasurer Hope Inc., since 1993. Chairman Clark County Election Board, since 1994.

    Active local politics. Co-founder, search and rescue dog handler United States Emergency Assistance Command. Major staff judge advocate Indiana Air Guard Reserve, since 1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, writing, arboriculture, photography, riflery.

    Connections

    • Married Vivian Benita Land, September 20, 1975. Children: Ronald Matthew, John Robert, Dean Jordan.
    • father: Robert Eugene Harris
    • mother: Catherine Louise (Edwards) Harris
    • spouse: Vivian Benita Land
    • children: Ronald Matthew Harris
    • John Robert Harris
    • Dean Jordan Harris
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    Born October 7, 1955
    (age 62)
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