Herbert Eugene HARRIS, II, Congress, VA (1926)


HARRIS, Herbert Eugene, II, a Representative from Virginia; born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., April 14, 1926; attended St. Francis Xavier Elementary School, Kansas City, 1930-1939; graduated from Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, 1943; attended Missouri Valley College, Marshall, 1944-1945, and University of Notre Dame, 1945-1946; B.A., Rockhurst College, 1948; J.D., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1951; admitted to the Missouri and District of Columbia bars in 1951 and commenced practice in Kansas City; moved to Washington, D.C., area in 1951; cofounder, vice president, and general counsel of international trade consultants firm of Warner & Harris, Inc.; served on Fairfax County (Va.) Board of Supervisors, 1968-1974; member, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, 1968-1974; vice chairman, Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Transit Authority, 1970-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth, Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law with firm of Harris & Berg in Washington, D.C.; is a resident of Mount Vernon, Va.

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