Representative Carter Bassett Harrison

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Representative Carter Bassett Harrison

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Berkeley Plantation, Charles City County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: April 18, 1808 (52)
Prince George County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Elizabeth Harrison
Husband of Mary Howell Harrison
Father of Caroline Harrison; William Allen Harrison; Benjamin Carter Harrison and Hudson Harrison
Brother of Elizabeth "Betsy" Barner; Ann Coupland; Benjamin Harrison, VI, of Berkeley; Lucy Randolph; Nathaniel Harrison and 2 others

Occupation: US Representative for Virginia (1793-1799)
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About Representative 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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Representative Carter Bassett Harrison's Timeline

Charles City County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Age 17
Age 19
VA, Prince George
Age 24
Charles City, VA, United States
April 22, 1789
Age 33
Prince George, VA, United States
April 18, 1808
Age 52
Prince George County, Virginia, United States