HARRIS, Charles. Albion, Illinois 19.11.1859 — 1943. U.S. Germanist, also Student of Indology. Son of George and Catherine Smith Harris. In 1875-79 studies at University of Indiana (A.B. 1879) and from 1881 at Leipzig (under Windisch). Ph.D. 1884 Leipzig. Worked as teacher, 1888-93 Professor of German at Oberlin College. From 1893 Professor of German at Western Reserve University in Cleveland, finally retired. Married Mary B. McCalla.
Publications: Diss. An Investigation of some Kālidāsa’s Views. 58 p. Evansville, Ohio 1884.
– Textbooks of German; edited: Goethe’s Poems. 1899; Lessings hamburgische Dramaturgie. N.Y. 1901.
Sources: Janert; Schuyler, Bibliogr.; vita in diss.; accessgenealogy.com; a few stray notes (the name is much too common for Internet search); not in W.W.W.Am.