Harrison (1825-1893) was the mayor of Chigago from 1879 to 1893. He was also a lawyer and congressman. He took a trip around the world between 1887 and 1888.

Author of:

A Race with the Sun; Or, a Sixteen Months' Tour from Chicago Around the world (New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1889). Five chapters contain letters describing railroad travels in B.C.

[B.C. Archives] "Early B.C." "Transient"