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Harris, William Wade (c. 1850–1929)

  • By: Frank A. Salamone
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Liberian religious leader

William Wade Harris was a Liberian prophet who started the Harris Movement in the 1920s along the west coast of Africa. Harris had a strong Africanist ideology and insisted on strict adherence to the Ten Commandments and a strong ...

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