Julian P. Harrison

Julian Pryor Harrison

Full Name: Julian Pryor Harrison
Date of birth: September 19, 1895
Date of death: May 22, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89-2 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

Terms of Service top

House District 89-2
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: El Paso / El Paso
Counties in district: El Paso
House District 89-2
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: El Paso / El Paso
Counties in district: El Paso

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, Julian Harrison, 5/23/1941, pp. 1, 8. "Julian Harrison, prominent El Paso lawyer, commissioner for Texas on the Rio Grande Compact Commission, and a former Texas legislator . . . Mr. Harrison at 33 was elected to the House of Representatives from the El Paso District, the youngest member of the Legislature." Tribute, Julian Harrison, 5/23/1941, p. 4. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Memorial, July 1941, p. 383. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • Two listings in World War I records for Julian P. Harrison, birth date 9/19/1895 in Marshall, Texas:
    1st Sergeant, Company D, 3rd Infantry, Texas National Guard.
    1st/2nd Lieutenant, 143rd Infantry and 133rd Machine Gun Battalion. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin). Julian P. Harrison Julian P. Harrison
  • Texas National Guard, Lieutenant, World War I. "He served with the National Guard on the Mexican Border in 1916 and as a Lieutenant with the American forces in France for fourteen months during the World War. He served with the Thirty-sixth Division in front line action, including the Argonne." 47th Legislature, R.S., HSR 305, 5/26/1941, pp. 3567-3568. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I, 36th Division (Texas and Oklahoma National Guard). RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.

Other Resources

  • Julian Pryor Harrison, birth date 9/19/1894 [sic] in Marshall, Harrison County, parents Y.D. Harrison and Chase Love Womack. FamilySearch Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981.
  • Julian P. Harrison, birth date 9/19/1895 in Marshall; death date 5/23/1941 in El Paso, El Paso County; attorney; parents Y.D. Harrison and Chase Love Womach. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Julian P. Harrison (1894-1941), burial in Evergreen Alameda Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, with spouse Faye Harrison (1892-1953). Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Banks and Banking  
Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
41st R.S. - 1929
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  

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