Harrison, Earle was born on May 20, 1903 in Rainsville, Alabama, United States. Son of Robert Lee and Sarepta Ophelia (Hansard) Harrison.
AB, Northwestern University, 1929;
postgraduate in business administration, Northwestern University, 1942;
Bachelor of Laws, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1935.
With, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1929-1968;
division operating manager, Marshall Field & Company, 1958-1960;
vice president operations, Marshall Field & Company, 1960-1964;
vice president, treasurer, Marshall Field & Company, 1964-1968;
board directors, Credit Bureau Cook County, 1949-1969;
president, Credit Bureau Cook County, 1958-1969;
member board supervisors, chairman planning and zoning committee, Lake County, Illinois, since 1970. Consultant finance and administration to hospitals and health care institutions.
Commissioner Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, since 1970. President Northeastern Illinois Plan Commission, 1973, now member executive committee. Retired president, board directors Family Finance Counseling Service Greater Chicago.
Board directors Condell Memorial Hospital, Libertyville, Illinois, since 1971, administrator, since 1973, president, 1975-1978, business consultant, since 1978. Member Phi Delta Phi.