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educator , Political scientist , senator

Fred Roy Harris, political scientist, educator, former United States Senator from Oklahoma. Bar: Oklahoma 1954. Member National Advisory Commission Civil Disorders, 1967—1968; chairman Democratic National Committee, 1969—1970; Member of Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Harris, Fred Roy was born on November 13, 1930 in Walters, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Fred Byron and Alene (Person) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Political Science, U. Oklahoma, 1952;Juris Doctor with distinction, U. Oklahoma, 1954.

Career

Founder, senior partner firm Harris, Newcombe, Redman & Doolin, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1954-1964. Member Okla State Senate, 1956-1964. United States Senator from Oklahoma, 1964-1973.

Professor political science University New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma bar 1954.

Membership

Member National Advisory Commission Civil Disorders, 1967—1968. Chairman Democratic National Committee, 1969—1970. Member of Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married LaDonna Crawford, April 8, 1949 (divorced 1981). Children: Kathryn, Byron, Laura. Married Margaret S. Elliston, September 5, 1982.

father:
Fred Byron Harris

mother:
Alene (Person) Harris

spouses:
LaDonna Crawford

Margaret S. Elliston

children:
Kathryn Harris

Byron Harris

Laura Harris