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Oscar Nathan Harris[1] (November 6, 1939 – January 28, 2020) was an American accountant and politician. Born in Newton Grove, North Carolina, he later resided in Dunn, where he served as mayor from 1987 to 1995 and again from 2003 to 2019. He was a state senator from 1998 to 2002. Harris was a Democrat.[2][3][4]

Harris was a graduate of Campbell University, a U.S. Marine veteran, and was campaign treasurer for Governor Bev Perdue. He also ran an accounting firm in Dunn before it merged with another company in 2017.[2]

Harris was married and had two children. He died at home on January 28, 2020, at the age of 80.[2]


  1. Skinner & Smith Funeral Home: Oscar Nathan Harris
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Former 5-term Dunn mayor, who also served in NC Senate, dies
  3. Former Dunn Mayor Oscar Harris dies
  4. 'Article II A Guide to the 2001-2002 North Carolina Legislature,' Ann L. Hale, North Carolina Center For Public Policy Research, March 2001, Biographical Sketch of Sen. Oscar Harris, pg. 38

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Preceded by
Daniel E. Page
Member of the North Carolina Senate
from the 15th district

Succeeded by
John H. Carrington

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