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Ruth Harris Corbitt

food compamy executive

Ruth Harris Corbitt, American food compamy executive.


Corbitt, Ruth Harris was born on September 19, 1926 in Dehue, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of George T. and Lila Mae (Smith) Harris.


Student, Mountain States Business College. Student, Morris Harvey College.


Executive secretary Chattanooga Glass Company. Founder, owner, president Cobb Credit Bureau, Mableton, Georgia, 1962—1965. Sales representative, administrator Florida Fish Distributor Inc., Jacksonville, 1965—1968, president, chief executive officer, owner, 1968.

Lecturer business seminars.


Trustee Florida Junior College Foundation, Jacksonville, since 1981. Member campaign committee Business Women for Reagan-Bush, Washington, 1984. Fellow: Southeastern Fisheries Association.

Member: Committee of 200 (representative for Southeast region since 1981, co-chairman membership committee since 1984), Women Business Owners of North Florida since 1984, Florida Women's Network, Jacksonville Women's Network.


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Children: Carol C. Harrison, David V.