HARSHA, William Howard, (1921 - 2010)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HARSHA, William Howard, a Representative from Ohio; born in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, January 1, 1921; graduated from Portsmouth High School, 1939; A.B., Kenyon College, 1943; LL.B., Western Reserve University, 1947; admitted to the bar in 1947; lawyer, private practice, Portsmouth, Ohio; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1942-1944; assistant city solicitor for Portsmouth, 1947-1951; Scioto County prosecutor, 1951-1955; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; consultant in Washington, D.C., 1981-1986; died on October 11, 2010, in Portsmouth, Ohio.