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Francis Burton Harrison

Birthplace: New York, USA
Death: Died in NJ, USA
Place of Burial: Metro Manila, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Son of Burton Norvell Braud Harrison and Constance Cary Harrison
Husband of Mary Harrison and Maria Teresa Larrucea
Ex-husband of Mabel Judson-Cox; Salena Elizabeth Wrentmore; Margaret B. Wrentmore and Doria Lee
Father of Virginia Randolph De Zayas; Barbara Crocker Wescott; Randolph Burton Harrison; <private> Harrison; Norvell Burton Harrison and 1 other
Brother of Fairfax Cary Harrison; Arthur Harrison; Ethel Sophia Harrison; Archibald Cary Harrison and <private> Harrison

Occupation: Lawyer
Managed by: Private User
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About Francis Burton Harrison

Francis Burton Harrison served in the United States House of Representatives and was appointed Governor-General of the Philippines (1913-1921) by President Woodrow Wilson. He so loved the Philippines that he willed to be laid to rest here upon his death. A major thoroughfare in Manila is named after him.


  • "Francis Burton Harrison". Date accessed: 10 Feb 2013.
  • "Francis Burton Harrison". Wikipedia. Date published: 27 Dec 2012. Date accessed: 10 Feb 2013.
  • "Francis Burton Harrison, 1873-1957". Date published: 20 Oct 2001. Date accessed: 10 Feb 2013.
  • "Philippines Deaths and Burials, 1726-1957," index, FamilySearch ( accessed 10 Feb 2013), Francis Burton Harrison, 21 Nov 1957; citing Manila, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines, reference ; FHL microfilm 1779803.
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Francis Burton Harrison's Timeline

December 18, 1873
New York, USA
June 7, 1900
Age 26
October 27, 1901
Age 27
New York, New York, United States
Age 31
New York, NY, USA
January 16, 1907
Age 33
September 22, 1911
Age 37
Age 44
May 15, 1919
Age 45
Manila, NCR, Philippines
April 8, 1927
Age 53
Age 53