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H. Clay Harris

Member From: 1874 - 1875

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  • Gender: Male Race: African American
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  • Additional Info Links: Bio from Virginia's Martin Luther King Jr. Commission
  • Additional Info: ​H. Clay Harris was not a native of Virginia, and the date of his birth is unknown. He came to Halifax County from Ohio shortly after the American Civil War and took an active role in politics. He was well educated and purchased 24 acres of land. He represented Halifax County in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1874 to 1875.​
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1874-1875 Halifax Republican Public Property

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