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Fairfax Harrison (1864 - 1938)

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Fairfax Harrison
Born in New York City, New Yorkmap
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Died in Alexandria, Virginiamap
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An Author and an industrialist, President Southern Railway Co

Fairfax Harrison was described as "physically imposing", and gray-haired in his middle age; and by an employee, Harry DeButts, "a little cold when you first met him, but underneath he was a very warm, admirable, capable and wise man".

Hetty and Fairfax had four children: three daughters, Ursula, Constance, and Sally, and a son, Richard.

Fairfax Harrison died of heart disease and was buried in the Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia.



Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders H-M, Volume 2, John N. Ingham, 1983, CT/London, Greenwood Press...JR 1/2018

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Fairfax is 22 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 21 degrees from Katy Jurado and 15 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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