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Frank Harrison (politician)

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Frank Girard Harrison (February 2, 1940 – June 3, 2009) was a one-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Frank Harrison
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985
Preceded byJames L. Nelligan
Succeeded byPaul Kanjorski
Personal details
Born(1940-02-02)February 2, 1940
Washington, D.C.
DiedJune 3, 2009(2009-06-03) (aged 69)
Galveston, Texas
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materHarvard Law School


Harrison was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He graduated from his hometown's King's College in 1961, and Harvard Law School in 1964. Harrison served in the United States Air Force as a captain from 1966 to 1969. He was a college professor at Trinity University from 1969 to 1982.

Harrison was elected in 1982 as a Democrat to the 98th United States Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1984.

He was a visiting scholar in residence at King's College in Wilkes-Barre. He died in Galveston, Texas, aged 69.[1]


  1. ^ "Ex-congressman mourned". 2009-06-04. Archived from the original on 2009-06-06. Retrieved 2009-06-04.

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