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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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Biography

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.

Biography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairfax_Harrison

Sources

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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