Frank G. Harrison

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Frank Girard Harrison (February 2, 1940 – June 1, 2009[1]) was a one-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


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. ^ "Ex-congressman mourned". 2009-06-04. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James L. Nelligan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

Succeeded by
Paul E. Kanjorski