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Joe Frank Harris

Joe Frank HarrisAKA Joe Frank Harris, Sr.

Born: 16-Feb-1936
Birthplace: Atco, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Georgia, 1983-91

Military service: Georgia Air National Guard (1953-58)

Father: Franklin Grover Harris
Mother: Julia Frances Morrow
Brother: Fredric Alan Harris
Sister: Glenda Chloe Harris (b. 8-Feb-1946)
Wife: Elizabeth Carlock (one son)
Son: Joe Frank Harris, Jr. (b. 22-Mar-1964)

    High School: Cartersville High School, Cartersville, GA (1954)
    University: Asbury College, Wilmore, KY
    University: University of Tennessee
    University: BA Business, University of Georgia (1958)
    Administrator: Regent, University System of Georgia

    Governor of Georgia (11-Jan-1983 to 13-Jan-1991)
    Georgia State House of Representatives (1965-82)
    Member of the Board of AFLAC (1991-)
    Appalachian Regional Commission
    Southern Governors Association
    Southern Growth Policies Board
    Southern Regional Education Board
    Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

Author of books:
Personal Reflections on a Public Life (1998, memoir)

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