Harry Green

Harry GreenHarry Green, former executive director of the Tennessee Advisory Committee for Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR), died Aug. 22, 2022, at the age of 89. A Wilson County native, Green met his wife at their alma mater Lebanon High School before going on to serve honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Afterwards, he earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Middle Tennessee State University followed by a master’s in public administration from Florida State University, and a doctorate from Colorado State University. After a career with the United Nationals in American International Development, he returned to his native Tennessee in 1978 to serve as chief of research and statistics for the Comptroller of the Treasury. He was appointed executive director of TACIR in 1991 and would spend more than 30 years at the helm of the organization before retiring in 2012.