Harris, Samuel Smith, Dd, Lld
Harris, Samuel Smith, D.D., LL.D.
a bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in Autauga County, Alabama, September 14, 1841. Graduating from the University of Alabama in 1859, he was admitted to the bar in 1860. After practicing for some time, he entered the ministry of his Church, and was successively rector at Montgomery, Alabama; Columbus, Georgia; New Orleans, Louisiana, and Chicago, Illinois. He was consecrated bishop of Michigan in 1879. He died August 21, 1888. He was the author of The Relation of Christianity to Civil Society (1882). See Appletons' Cyclop. of Amer. Biography.