Portrait of Meares Harriss, Jr.
Meares Harriss, Jr. (1915-1997) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Woodbury Forest, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and the Boeing Air School. Harriss worked as a life insurance underwriter and broker. He was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 1968. Harriss was an environmentalist and a member of St. James Episcopal Church.
Insurance agents; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Environmentalists
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