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Black and white digital photograph showing four people from the Harrington family; Harry, Clara, Lucia and Ora. At the lake home of Carl and Ora, May 1944.
Harry Harrington was born 5-28-1890 in Holland, MI to Capt. Austin Harrington (1863-1939) and Lucia Garvelink (1862-1951). He married Clara A. Phillips (1885-1949) on 8-24-1910 in Bangor, Ottawa Co., MI. They lived in Holland at 237 Van Raalte Ave.

Harry and Clara had one child, Phillip Harrington (1920-2009). Phillip was a photographer for Look magazine.

Harry worked for the Harrington Coal Company and, later, served as Holland, MI mayor from 1949-1955. He passed away on August 9, 1957 in Holland, MI and was buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.
Gift of
Vander Leek, Garnet Harrington