Malcolm Patterson Harris

21 August 1911–29 September 1994 (Age 83)
Water Valley, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Malcolm Patterson

When Malcolm Patterson Harris was born on 21 August 1911, in Water Valley, Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isom Guss Harris, was 48 and his mother, Oliphant Arminta (Mittie) Harbison, was 39. He lived in Civil District 1, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 29 September 1994, at the age of 83.

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Isom Guss Harris
Oliphant Arminta (Mittie) Harbison
Isham Burton Harris
Hattie Oera Harris
Benjamin Franklin Harris
Eula Mae Harris
Robert Taylor Harris
Cleo Patra Harris
Clara B Harris
Malcolm Patterson Harris

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 20

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Malcolm P Harris in household of Slone G Harris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Malcolm P Harris in household of L G Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Malcolm Patterson Harris - Published information: birth-name: Malcolm Patterson Harris

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