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.
Harris, Fred Roy was born on November 13, 1930 in Walters, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Fred Byron and Alene (Person) Harris.
Bachelor of Arts Political Science, U. Oklahoma, 1952;
Juris Doctor with distinction, U. Oklahoma, 1954.
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.
Member National Advisory Commission Civil Disorders, 1967—1968. Chairman Democratic National Committee, 1969—1970. Member of Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married LaDonna Crawford, April 8, 1949 (divorced 1981). Children: Kathryn, Byron, Laura. Married Margaret S. Elliston, September 5, 1982.