Charles Harris (1881 - 1967)

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Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

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Cathy Harris

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Gaylord Harris

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Florence and Goldie Harris

Florence and Goldie Harris

Dwayne and Tammy Calvert Harris

Dwayne and Tammy Calvert Harris

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Lowery & Martha B (Holton) Harris

Lowery & Martha B (Holton) Harris

Charles Harris

Charles Harris

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1881 - In the year that Charles Harris was born, on October 26th, the "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" happened in Tombstone, Arizona. The gunfight lasted only 30 seconds - the Earps and Doc Holliday on one side and the "Cowboys" on the other side. The McLaury brothers and Billy Clanton of the Cowboys were killed. Two of the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday were wounded.

1887 - He was only 6 years old when on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

1943 - When he was 62 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1954 - Charles was 73 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1967 - In the year of Charles Harris's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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Charles Harris passed away in December 1967 at age 86. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on March 5, 1881. We are unaware of information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles Harris had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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