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Francis Capel Harrison (21 June 1863 - 10 September 1938) was a civil servant and politician.

The second son of Edward Francis Harrison of the Indian Civil Service (ICS), he was educated at Rugby College and the University of Oxford.[1] He entered the ICS in 1884, rising to be Comptroller, Auditor-General, and Head Commissioner of Paper Currency in Calcutta. He was made a Companion of the Star of India in 1909.[2] He retired and returned to the United Kingdom in 1911.

In 1916 he co-opted onto the London County Council to fill a Municipal Reform Party vacancy on the aldermanic bench in place of Cyril Jackson, who had resigned. He served until 1922.

At the 1922 general election he was elected as Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Lambeth, Kennington. He stood down from parliament when a further general election was held in 1923.

He died at his home, "White Hall", Syderstone, Norfolk, in 1938, aged 75.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Deaths". The Times: p. 1. 12 September 1938. 
  2. "Birthday Honours". The Times: p. 9. 25 June 1909.