|Date of birth:||February 8, 1941|
|Place of birth:||Speer, Oklahoma|
|Date of death:||November 26, 2011(aged 70)|
|Place of death:||Field, Ontario|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||225 lb (102 kg)|
Career highlights and awards
|CFL All-Star:||1968, 1969, 1970|
|CFL East All-Star:||1964, 1968, 1969, 1970|
Harrington played college football at Langston University and later with the Toronto Rifles of the Continental Football League. He had a 10 year career in the Canadian Football League from 1963 to 1974 for the Toronto Argonauts. He was a CFL All-Star three times. His name was put in the All-time Argos on September 19, 2010.
During his career, Harrington worked with various community organization in Toronto including Physical Director of the Toronto YMCA. After football he worked at the Ontario Ombudsman Office (1974–1986), patient advocate at psychiatric hospitals in Whitby and North Bay.
Harrington died in Field, Ontario of cancer and survived by wife Terryl.
- Lankhof, Bill (2011-11-18). "Ex-Argo Harrington, 70, dies | Football | Sports". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
- Simmons, Steve (2010-09-17). "Argos to honour Ed Harrington | Columnists | Opinion". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
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