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Harrison, Fairfax (1869-1938)

Harrison, Fairfax (1869-1938)
Historical Note
Fairfax Harrison was born in New York 13 March 1869, the son of Burton and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Francis Burton Harrison. He graduated from Yale in 1890 and got a M. A. degree from Columbia University. He practiced law in New York and was solicitor for the Southern Railway, president of the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway; and president of the Southern Railway from 1913-1937. Harrison was the author of many works including the Devon Carys, Landmarks of Old Price William, Proprietors of the Northern Neck, the Belair Stud, the Equine FFVs, the Roanoke Stud and the Virginia Carys. He died 2 February 1938. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Fairfax Harrison.

By this creator

Records or Manuscript Collections
Fairfax Harrison Papers, 1736-1945
Digital Content
Fairfax Harrison Scrapbook, 1891-1914