Kurt's Historic Sites

Patricia Roberts Harris

Patricia Roberts Harris

Interment Location Visited  
Washington, D.C. January 26, 2024  

Photographed January 26, 2024.
Photographed January 26, 2024.
Photographed January 26, 2024.

Fast Facts

Born: May 31, 1924 in Mattoon, Illinois

Spouse: William Beasley Harris (m. 1955-1984)

Political Affiliation: Democratic Party

Served in Cabinet of: Jimmy Carter

Cabinet Position: Housing and Urban Development (1977-1979); Health, Education, and Welfare (1979-1980); Health and Human Services (1980-1981)

Died: March 23, 1985 in Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Breast Cancer

Age: 60

Interment: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

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