Andrew L. Harris campaign broadside   Save
Andrew L. Harris campaign broadside
Description: Broadside from the campaign of Andrew L. Harris for Ohio governor, 1908. A photographic print of Harris taken by the Orr-Keifer Studio in Columbus, Ohio, is seen at center. Beneath the portrait is a signature reading "Truly Yours Andrew L. Harris." Harris was born November 17, 1835, in Butler County, Ohio. He graduated from Miami University in 1860, and in April 1861, enlisted as a private in the 20th O.V.I. He was later commissioned as an officer in the 75th O.V.I., and saw active service in eighteen battles before being mustered out on January 15, 1865. After the Civil War, Harris served in various public offices including the Ohio Senate, as lieutenant governor under William McKinley, and in the McKinley presidential administration. He was elected Ohio's forty-fourth governor and served from 1906 until 1909. Andrew L. Harris died in Eaton on September 13, 1915. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS5785
Subjects: Governors--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Veterans; Political campaigns;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)