April 21, 1891, Harkness, New York.

August 30, 1974, Claremont, California.

Harkness Cemetery, Peru, New York.

Georgia was the daughter of J. Warren Harkness and Lillie Merrill. She attended Cornell University (BA 1912) and Boston University (MA 1920, MRE 1920, PhD 1923), and did post-graduate work at Harvard University, Yale University, and Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She was Professor of Applied Theology, Elmira College, New York (1923–37); a teacher at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, for two years; Professor of Applied Theology, Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois (1939–50); and Professor of Applied Theology at the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California (1950–61). She also taught in the Philippines and Japan, and was active in the Methodist Commission on World Peace and the World Council of Churches. Her works include:

  1. Earth Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Thine
  2. God of the Fertile Fields
  3. Hope of the World
  4. O God, Who Dost Forgive Our Iniquities
  5. Speak Through the Living Silence
  6. Tell It Out with Gladness
  7. This My Song