Term Expires: 2/1/17
James H. Harris Jr., M.D., is a native of Marshall, Texas where he spent several summers working for Aycock and Mitchell Construction Company, building highways in East Texas. He graduated from SMU and Southwestern Medical School, both in Dallas. Following an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital, Dr. Harris served in the United States Army Medical Corp for two years at Ft Hood, Texas.
In 1973 he began his medical practice in internal medicine in Marshall. He was very active in the land and cattle business, and now, retired from his medical practice, he raises pine trees.
Dr. Harris has spent two terms as a director of the Marshall Chamber of Commerce and has been active on the Chamber Transportation Committee for many years. He is a long-time Director of the Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District and a past president and still secretary of the Citizens’ Advisory Council in Marshall.