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Harrison, Harold

House 1937-40 (District 33); Senate 1941-50 (District 33)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/31/1872
Birth Place: Montclair, New Jersey
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 1/23/1953
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Insurance and Real Estate Business

EDUCATION

Stevens Institute of Technology; College Graduate; Mechanical Engineering, 1892

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Pauline Renwick (married around 1905)
Children: Two children: Nancy and Ruth (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was of English ancestry.

He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1905 or 1906.

Total Days Served: 5110

SESSIONS SERVED

56th Legislative Session (1949-1950) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 33
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 1/1/1951
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Public Welfare
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephone and Telegraph (Chair)

55th Legislative Session (1947-1948)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 33
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 1/1/1951
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Real Estate and Insurance Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Public Welfare
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephone and Telegraph (Chair)

54th Legislative Session (1945-1946) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 33
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Real Estate and Insurance Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Education
  • Elections
  • Finance
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Public Welfare
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephone and Telegraph (Chair)

53rd Legislative Session (1943-1944)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 33
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Real Estate and Insurance Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Education
  • Elections
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Public Welfare
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephone and Telegraph (Chair)

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 33
Elected: 11/5/1940
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Insurance and Real Estate Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Education
  • Elections
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephone and Telegraph
Session Notes: His election date is uncertain (the year is correct) due to the special election.

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 33
Elected: 11/8/1938
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 1/6/1941
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Insurance and Real Estate Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Cities of the First Class (Chair)
  • Insurance
  • Public Welfare
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

50th Legislative Session (1937-1938)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 33
Elected: 11/3/1936
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/5/1937 to 1/2/1939
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Insurance and Real Estate Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Labor
  • Public Highways
  • Public Welfare and Social Legislation
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • University and State Schools
  • Workmens Compensation