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Louis Harris

Born: 6-Jan-1921
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 17-Dec-2016
Location of death: Key West, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pollster, Louis Harris and Associates

Military service: US Navy Reserve (1942-46)

Worked under pioneer pollster Elmo Roper (1946-56).

Father: Harry Harris
Mother: Frances Smith
Wife: Florence Yard (m. 1943, d. 2004, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Peter Harris
Son: Richard Harris
Daughter: Susan Yard Harris

    High School: New Haven High School, New Haven, CT
    University: BA Economics, University of North Carolina (1942)

    The Washington Post Columnist (1963-68)
    Newsweek Columnist (1963-68)
    Chicago Tribune Columnist (1969-88, also syndicated)

Author of books:
Is There a Republican Majority? (1954)
Political Trends, 1952-1956 (1954)
The Negro Revolution in America (1964, with William Bunk)
Black and White (1967)
Black-Jewish Relations in New York City: The Anguish of Change (1973)
Inside America (1987)


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