1884 to 1936
George W. Harrison, Jr., left $16,000 in his will for Georgia Tech. These funds were used to purchase two lots near the campus and to improve the Ceramic Building. George Washington Harrison, Jr. was born on March 31, 1884. He was the son of George Washington Harrison and Lucie Minerva Hayden. George Washington Harrison Jr. died on 25 November 1936 in Atlanta and he never married. He was originally from Randolph Co. Mr. Harrison went on to become a prominent Atlanta businessman and owned his own publishing firm, Harrison Company. He was also head of the Board of Water Commissioners.