Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957

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Dates:
Birth 1873-12-18
Death 1957-11-21

Biographical notes:

Francis Burton Harrison was born in New York City 18 December 1873. He was the son of Burton Harrison and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Fairfax Harrison. He graduated from Yale University in 1895 and from the New York Law School. He served in the Spanish-American War and in Congress from 1907-1913. Harrison was governor-general of the Philippines 1913-1921. He lived in Scotland from 1921-1934. He served as advisor to the governors of the Philippines. Harrison died in Flemington, New Jersey, 21 November 1957. He was the author of Archibald Cary of Carysbrook, Aris Sonis Focisque (The Harrisons of Skimino), Burton Chronicles of Colonial Virginia, The Corner-stone of Philippine Independence, and a Selection of the Letters of Fairfax Harrison.

From the guide to the Francis Burton Harrison Papers, 1786-1932., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

United States Senator and Governor-General of the Philippines.

From the description of Francis Burton Harrison papers [manuscript], 1921-1945, no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 764681086

U.S. Representative from New York, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913; Governor-general of the Philippines, 1913-1921.

From the description of Papers of Francis B. Harrison [manuscript], 1735-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647868803

From the description of Quezon Conversations [manuscript], 1935-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647917079

Francis Burton Harrison was born in New York City 18 December 1873. He was the son of Burton Harrison and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Fairfax Harrison. He graduated from Yale University in 1895 and from the New York Law School. He served in the Spanish-American War and in Congress from 1907-1913. Harrison was governor-general of the Philippines 1913-1921. He lived in Scotland from 1921-1934. He served as advisor to the governors of the Philippines. Harrison died in Flemington, N. J. 21 November 1957. He was the author of Archibald Cary of Carysbrook, Aris Sonis Focisque (The Harrisons of Skimino), Burton Chronicles of Colonial Virginia, The Corner-stone of Philippine Independence, and a Selection of the Letters of Fairfax Harrison.

From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 23031144

American lawyer and politician.

From the description of About it and about [manuscript], 1946. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804871

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Subjects:

  • Travelers--Diaries
  • Sugar trade
  • Dueling
  • Spanish--American War, 1898
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • Genealogy
  • Presidents--Election--1836
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Editorials
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Depressions--1836-1837
  • Travelers

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  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Shanghai (China) (as recorded)
  • Chile (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Middle West (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)