James Samuel Harrison

14 June 1874–11 November 1946 (Age 72)
Missouri, United States

The Life of James Samuel

When James Samuel Harrison was born on 14 June 1874, in Missouri, United States, his father, James Montgomery Harrison, was 46 and his mother, Jane E. Sayers, was 42. He married Mortie Lee McKim on 27 November 1907. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Loutre Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1880 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 November 1946, in Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72.

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James Samuel Harrison
Mortie Lee McKim
Marriage: 27 November 1907
James S Harrison Jr.
Margaret Harrison

Spouse and Children

27 November 1907


    James S Harrison Jr.


    Margaret Harrison


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James S Harrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Harrison in household of Jas M Harrison, "United States Census, 1880"

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