Carter Bassett Harrison (1756 - 1808)

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Birthplace: Berkeley, Charles City, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Prince George, Virginia, United States
Occupation: US Representative for Virginia (1793-1799)
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About Carter Bassett Harrison

Carter Bassett Harrison (ca.1756–April 18, 1808) was a politician from the U.S. state of Virginia. He was the son of Benjamin Harrison V, a member of the Continental Congress and signer of the American Declaration of Independence, and the brother of William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States.

Harrison was born at the Berkeley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia and attended the College of William and Mary. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1784–1786 and 1805–1808. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Third Congress and to the two succeeding Congresses, serving from March 4, 1793 to March 3, 1799. Harrison died in Prince George County, Virginia.

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Berkeley, Charles City, Virginia, United States
Age 17
Age 19
VA, Prince George
Age 24
Charles City, VA, USA
April 22, 1789
Age 33
Prince George, VA, USA
April 18, 1808
Age 52
Prince George, Virginia, United States