Elizabeth Harrison Walker

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Elizabeth Harrison Walker
Born (1897-02-21)February 21, 1897
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Died December 25, 1955(1955-12-25) (aged 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater New York University School of Law (1919)
Occupation Lawyer
Spouse(s) James Blaine Walker
(m. 1921; her death 1955)
Children Jane Harrison Walker
Parent(s) Benjamin Harrison
Mary Scott Lord Dimmick

Elizabeth Harrison (February 21, 1897 in Indianapolis, Indiana – December 25, 1955 in New York City) was the third of three surviving children of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison, and the only child of his second wife, Mary Scott Lord Dimmick.[1]

She graduated from New York University School of Law in 1919 and was admitted to the bar in Indiana and New York.

On April 6, 1921, Elizabeth Harrison married James Blaine Walker (January 20, 1889 – January 15, 1978), a grandnephew of Secretary of State James G. Blaine, a member of her father's cabinet. Their daughter, Jane Harrison Walker, married Newell Garfield, a grandson of Interior Secretary James Rudolph Garfield, and great-grandson of President James Garfield.

Elizabeth Harrison was founder and publisher of "Cues on the News", an investment newsletter for women.

She was the last surviving child of Benjamin Harrison.

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  • Charles W. Calhoun, Benjamin Harrison, 2005, (short biography-information about Mary Dimmick Harrison).
  • DeGregorio, William A. (2001). The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents (5th ed.). Fort Lee, New Jersey: Barricade Books. pp. 331–334. ISBN 1-56980-208-4. 

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