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Lawyers and Poetry
Merton L. Harris
"MERTON L. HARRIS, born in Comance County, Texas, is the son of native Texans. Following his education at Baylor University and at the University of Texas, he was first a teacher, and then a lawyer, county attorney, county judge, district attorney of the 21st judicial district for eight years, candidate for congressman of the 10th Congressional District in 1932, and . . . an assistant attorney-general under William McCraw, attorney-general of Texas. As a writer, Mr. Harris has turned to verse and the novel. The former is larger occasional." [Florence Elberta Barns, Texas Writers of Today 225 (Dallas: Tardy Publishing Co., 1935)(Ann Arbor, Michigan: Gryphon Books, 1971)]
Merton L. Harris, The Golden Mirage: A Romance of the Great Southwest (New York: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1925)(Toronto: J.M. Poole, 1925).