Frank Thomas Harris

23 February 1892–7 January 1971 (Age 78)
Justice Precinct 8, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Frank Thomas

When Frank Thomas Harris was born on 23 February 1892, in Justice Precinct 8, Johnson, Texas, United States, his father, John Franklin Harris, was 33 and his mother, Katie Bell White, was 23. He married Rosa Lee Williams on 15 June 1918. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Hood, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 January 1971, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Thomas Harris
1892–1971
Rosa Lee Williams
1900–1981
Marriage: 15 June 1918
Johnnie Marcella Harris
1920–1935
Mary Tom Harris
1922–2004
William Frank Harris
1929–2014
Daniel LaVon Harris
1934–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 June 1918
children

(4)

    Johnnie Marcella Harris

    Female1920–1935Female

    Mary Tom Harris

    Female1922–2004Female

    William Frank Harris

    Male1929–2014Male

    Daniel LaVon Harris

    Male1934–2013Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Franklin Harris

    Male1858–1895Male

    Katie Bell White

    Female1868–1942Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank T Harris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Harris in household of James D William, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Harris in household of T L Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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