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Grady Dewitt Harris

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Grady Dewitt Harris, American banker. Recipient Outstanding Young Man of Year award, Oklahoma City, 1959; Distinguished Service award, Oklahoma, 1960. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Young President’s Organisation, Association Reserve City Bankers, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta.; Club: Economic of Oklahoma (past president).

Background

Harris, Grady Dewitt was born on June 27, 1926 in Alex, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Grady DeWitt and Robena H. (Dellinger) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Oklahoma, 1945, Bachelor of Laws, 1949, postgraduate College Business Administration.

Career

Various positions Liberty National Bank & Trust Company, Oklahoma City, 1950-1959, senior vice president, chairman loan committee, director, member Executive Committee, 1956-1959. President Fidelity National Bank & Trust Company, Oklahoma City, 1960-1974. Chairman First National Bank, Alex, Oklahoma, First State Bank, Blanchard, Oklahoma.

Director Capitol Hill State Bank & Trust Company, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc., American Fidelity Assurance Company (all Oklahoma City). Advisory director Community National Bank of Warr Acres, Oklahoma Past president Travelers Aid Society, Oklahoma City. Past co-chairman United Fund-Red Cross campaign of Oklahoma City.

President Downtown Action, Inc., Oklahoma City. Treasurer Santa Claus Commission Oklahoma. Director Sunbeam Home and Family Service, Oklahoma County chapter American Red Cross, Better Business, Oklahoma City.

Past director Oklahoma Heart Association. Trustee U. Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. Board regents Oklahoma College for Women.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Young President’s Organisation, Association Reserve City Bankers, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta. Club: Economic of Oklahoma (past president).

Connections

Married Alice June Hunter, August 23, 1947. Children: Barbara Jean, Grady Hunter.

father:
Grady DeWitt Harris

mother:
Robena H. (Dellinger) Harris

spouse:
Alice June Hunter

children:
Barbara Jean Harris

Grady Hunter Harris