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William Myrick Harris M.D.

1919 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
William Myrick Harris M.D. Obituary

Dr. Harris was born on January 1, 1919 and he died on May 14,2016.

He graduated from West Virginia University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Following 4 years of service in the Army during World War II he accepted the position as Director of Professional Education at Perry Point Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Harris, obtained his Specialty Board in Psychiatry in 1949, and throughout his professional career successfully served on the teaching staff of the Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland and Thomas Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Harris was honored as a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Harris, was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Harris. He is survived by his nephews, William G. Harris (Karen), Paul Harris (Monique), Joseph Harris (Yvonne).

Service and burial will be private.

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Published in The News Journal on May 19, 2016
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