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Willis Overton Harris, American lawyer.

Background

Harris, Willis Overton was born on February 5, 1847 in Powhatan Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Hilary and Phœbe Ann (Hobson) Harris.

Education

Graduate Virginia Military Institute, 1866. Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1868.

Career

In practice at Louisville, since 1868. Director Citizens National Bank, Louisville Public Warehouse Company, Guarantee Company of N. America. Major Kentucky State Guard, 1878.

Judge Circuit Court of Jefferson Company, Kentucky, 1887-1889.

Connections

Married Caroline Throckmorton Adams, November 22, 1877.

father:
Hilary Harris

mother:
Phœbe Ann (Hobson) Harris

spouse:
Caroline Throckmorton Adams