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Col Burton Norvell Harrison
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1838
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1904
District Of Columbia, USA

The private secretary to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Before the Civil War he graduated from Yale University and was an associate professor at the University of Mississippi. After the War he was imprisoned at Fort Delaware, where he resumed his study of law. Released in 1866, he settled in New York City and married writer Constance Cary. He became the secretary and counsel of New York City's Rapid Transit Commission. He declined President Grover Cleveland's offers of appointments as Assistant Secretary of State and ambassador to Italy.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Burton Harrison (1805 - 1841)
  Frances Anne Brand Harrison (1819 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Constance Cary Harrison (1843 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Reginald Fairfax Harrison (1869 - 1938)*
  Francis Burton Harrison (1873 - 1957)*
  Archibald Cary Harrison (1876 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18701672
Col Burton Norvell Harrison
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Col Burton Norvell Harrison
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