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Government official , Lawyer

Thomas Everett Harris, American government official, lawyer, retired.


Harris, Thomas Everett was born on May 25, 1912 in Little Rock. Son of Marvin and Ina (Thomas) Harris.


Bachelor of Arts, University Arkansas, 1932;Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1935.


Law clerk to, Justice Stone, 1935-1936;associate firm, Covington & Burling, Washington, 1936-1937;with, Department Justice, 1937-1941;with, Office Solicitor General, 1939-1941;associate general counsel, Federal Communication Commission, 1941-1942;associate general counsel, OPA, 1942-1943;with, Board Economics Warfare, 1943;associate firm, Cahill, Gordon, Zachry & Parlin, New York City, 1943-1945;with, United States Military Government in, Germany, 1945-1946;special assistant to attorney general, alien property division, Department Justice, 1947-1948;associate general counsel, Chief Information Officer, 1948-1955;associate general counsel, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955-1975;Member, Federal Election Commission, 1975-1986.


Married Lucile Hassell, 1935 (divorced 1944). Children: Marvin Bryan, Ruffin Kirby (deceased). Married Margaret Samson, August 14, 1944.

1 son, Thomas Everett.

Marvin Harris

Ina (Thomas) Harris

Lucile Hassell

Margaret Samson

Marvin Bryan Harris

Ruffin Kirby Harris (deceased)