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Sir Jack Harris, 2nd Baronet

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Name  Sir Harris,
Books  Memoirs of a Century
Parents  Percy Harris

Died  August 26, 2009
Role  Percy Harris' son
Grandparents  Wolf Harris
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Sir Jack Wolfred Ashford Harris, 2nd Baronet (23 July 1906 – 26 August 2009) was a New Zealand businessman, and the second baronet of the Harris Baronetcy of Bethnal Green, County of London which was created for his father Sir Percy Harris (1876-1952) in 1932. Frieda Harris was his mother. He succeeded to the title in 1952.

He was born in London, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge where he received a BA. He came to New Zealand in 1926.

He was Chief Executive (1936-1970) of Bing, Harris and Co, a New Zealand general importing and exporting company established in 1858 by his grandfather Wolf Harris (1858-1926). Sir Jack later lived in Waikanae near Wellington. He died aged 103 on 26 August 2009 at a rest home in the suburb of Whitby in Porirua.

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