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HARRIS, Claude, Jr.

HARRIS, Claude, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1940–1994

Biography

HARRIS, Claude, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Bessemer, Tuscaloosa County, Ala., June 29, 1940; B.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala., 1962; University of Alabama Law School, Birmingham, Ala., 1965; admitted to the Alabama state bar, 1965; Alabama Army National Guard; assistant district attorney, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 1965-1976; circuit judge, 1977-1985; Alabama Army National Guard; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1993-1994; died on October 2, 1994, in Birmingham, Ala.; interment in Memory Hill Gardens, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Louisville
University Archives

Louisville, KY
Papers: ca. 1962-1970, 1.5 linear feet. The papers were created by Harris when he was an assistant in charge of William Cowger's district office. The papers include correspondence, news releases and memoranda documenting Cowger's campaigns from 1968 and 1970.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassettes: 1986-1990, 4 commercials on 3 videoreels and 9 commercials on 3 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Harris' campaigns for the 1986, 1988, and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 7 of Alabama, Democratic Party.
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