Carter Bassett HARRISON, Congress, VA (756-1808)


HARRISON, Carter Bassett, (son of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); brother of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841)), a Representative from Virginia; born in Charles City County, Va., ca.1756; attended the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1784-1786 and 1805-1808; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the Third Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Fourth and Fifth Congresses (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1799); died on April 18, 1808, in Prince George County, Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present