Charles Frederic Harris

(1903 - 1959)

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Charles Frederic Harris
1903 - 1959
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1903
Death
1959
Kew, Australia
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Kew, Australia
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Charles Frederic Harris was born in 1903. He was born to Lyons Bowes Harris. He died in 1959 in Kew, Australia at 56 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Charles Frederic Harris died in 1959 in Kew, Australia at age 56. He was born in 1903. He was born to Lyons Bowes Harris.

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In 1903, in the year that Charles Frederic Harris was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1927, Charles was 24 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1935, he was 32 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1949, he was 46 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1959, in the year of Charles Frederic Harris's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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