Whitney R. Harris was born in Seattle, Washington, on August 12, 1911. He graduated law school from the University of California-Berkeley in 1936.
Mr. Harris was trial counsel at the trial of major German war criminals at Nuremberg, Germany from 1945-46. He had primary responsibility for the case against Gestapo and SD, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner, principal repressive agencies of the Third Reich.
Whitney R. Harris passed away on April 21, 2010.