Frank Girard HARRISON, Congress, PA (1940-2009)


HARRISON, Frank Girard, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Washington, D.C., February 2, 1940; attended St. Mary’s Grammar School, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; graduated, St. Mary’s High School, 1957; A.B., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1961; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1964; admitted to the Pennsylvania bar, 1965, and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre; served in the United States Air Force, captain, 1966-1969; college professor, 1969-1982; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1985); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Ninety-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Wilkes-Barre; visiting scholar in residence, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, 1988; died on June 3, 2009, in Galveston, Tex.

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