John Harris


John Harris

John Harris may refer to:

Politics and government

*John Harris (New York) (1760–1824), United States Congressman from New York
*John S. Harris (1825–1906), United States Senator from Louisiana
*John T. Harris (1823–1899), United States Representative and lawyer from Virginia
*John Harris (Alaska politician), member of the Alaska House of Representatives
*John Harris (USMC) (1790–1864), 6th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
*John Harris (USN) (born 1839), Union Navy officer and Medal of Honor recipient

Academics, arts and literature

*John Harris (author) (born 1949), author of "Numerican Nation: A Self Portrait"
*John Harris (college head) (1802–1856), Congregational minister and college head
*John Harris (critic) (born 1969), music and politics journalist
*John Harris (curator) (born 1931), English author, architectural historian
*John Harris (poet) (1820–1884), Cornish poet
*John Harris (writer) (c. 1666–1719), writer
*John Harris (novelist) (born 1916), novelist
*John F. Harris, author and writer for Politico.com
*John Harris (bioethicist), professor of bioethics at the University of Manchester, and member of the UK Human Genetics Commission

Business and industry

*John Harris, Jr. (1716–1791), Harrisburg, Pennsylvania businessman, supporter of George Washington's army during the American Revolutionary War
*John Harris, Sr. (1673–1748), trader who settled and established Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in the US
*John Harris (software developer)

Cricket

* John Harris (fl. 1740s – 1750s), one of the Harris brothers
* John Harris (Somerset cricketer and umpire) (born 1936), player for Somerset County Cricket Club, later a first-class umpire

Other sports

*John Harris (American football) (born 1955), former NFL player
*John Harris (Australian footballer), (born 1903), a former VFL player with Collingwood
*John Harris (baseball) (born 1954), former Major League Baseball player
*John Harris (canoer), British canoer
*John Harris (footballer) (1917–1988), Scottish footballer
*John Harris (golfer) (born 1952), professional golfer

Other

*John Harris, (Australian settler) (1754–1838), military surgeon, magistrate and landowner in Australia
*John Harris (bishop), Bishop of Llandaff from 1729 to 1738


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  • John Harris, Sr. — John Harris, Sr., (1673 December 1748) emigrated from Britain to America late in the 17th century. Harris would later settle and establish Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, which bears his name today.BiographyHarris was born in Yorkshire, England,… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris, Jr. — John Harris, Jr. (1716 July 29, 1791 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), was a storekeeper and frontiersman who operated a ferry along the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg. John Harris, Jr. is the son of John Harris, Sr., who is considered the first… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Harris (Mathematiker) (1666–1719), englischer Mathematiker John Harris (USMC), Commandant of the Marine Corps von 1859 bis 1864 John Harris (Fußballspieler) (1917–1988), schottischer Fußballspieler John S.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Harris — (1666 7 de septiembre de 1719), escritor de origen inglés conocido por haber sido el redactor del Lexicon technicum, o diccionario de artes y ciencias (1704), considerada como la primera de muchas enciclopedias inglesas. Igualmente, llevó a cabo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Harris — (1666 7 de septiembre de 1719), escritor de origen inglés conocido por haber sido el redactor del Lexicon technicum, o diccionario de artes y ciencias (1704), considerada como la primera de muchas enciclopedias inglesas. Igualmente, llevó a cabo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Harris (curator) — John Frederick Harris OBE (1931 ) is an English curator, historian of architecture, gardens and architectural drawings, and the author of more than 25 books and catalogues, and 200 articles. He is a Fellow and Curator Emeritus of the Drawings… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris (poet) — John Harris (1820 1884) was a Cornish poet.Harris was born and raised in a two bedroom cottage on the slopes of Bolenowe Carn, a small Cornish village, near Camborne.At age twelve, he was sent to work at the Dolcoath mine, an immense maze… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris (college head) — John Harris (March 8, 1802 – December 21, 1856), English Congregational minister, Christian essayist and author, became the first Principal of New College, St John’s Wood, London.Early lifeJohn Harris, eldest son of a tailor and draper, was born… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris (critic) — John Harris (born 1969) is a British journalist, writer, and critic. Harris was raised in Cheshire by two university lecturers and became fixated by pop music at an early age. In addition to writing, Harris often guests on television programmes… …   Wikipedia

  • John Harris (golfer) — John Harris (born June 13, 1952) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour.Harris was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and grew up in Roseau, Minnesota, near the Canadian border. He attended the University …   Wikipedia