HARRISON, W.P.

1830–1895

Biography

HARRISON, W.P., a House Chaplain; born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 3, 1830; D.D., Emory College, Atlanta, Ga., 1867; ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1850; minister; professor; magazine editor; elected Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Poisal for the Forty-fifth and for the succeeding Congress (December 3, 1877–March 4, 1881); died February 7, 1895, in Columbus, Ga; interment in St. Paul United Methodist Church, Columbus, Ga.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Harrison, W. P., editor, The Doctrines and Disciplines of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Nashville, TN: Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1892).

-----. The Living Christ: The Life and the Light of Men (Nashville, TN: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1883).

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Denomination

Methodist

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