Micajah Harrison (1905 - 1983)



Micajah Harrison’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Micajah so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Micajah’s biography.

Micajah Harrison Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Micajah Harrison and his immediate Harrison family. Add to Micajah Harrison's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.



Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Micajah.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Micajah Harrison? Add burial and funeral information.


Last Known Residence


Average Age

Life Expectancy


Add family members


Did Micajah finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Micajah attend? Add education.


Share what Micajah did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Micajah Harrison is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name



Unknown. Add Micajah's ethnicity.


Unknown. Add Micajah's nationality.


Unknown. Was Micajah a religious man? Add Micajah’s religion



Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Micajah during various points of his life.


1905 - In the year that Micajah Harrison was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

1910 - By the time he was just 5 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

1924 - Micajah was 19 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1946 - Micajah was 41 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1983 - In the year of Micajah Harrison's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

Micajah Harrison Family Tree

Who was Micajah’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Micajah’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Micajah's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Micajah Harrison
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Micajah's family tree by clicking here.


This obit of Micajah Harrison is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Micajah Harrison passed away in May 1983 at age 77. There is no known cause of death. He was born on November 3, 1905. We have no information about Micajah's immediate family. We know that Micajah Harrison had been residing in Florida.


What do you remember about Micajah Harrison? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Micajah is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Micajah Harrison


Other Biographies