Albert Harris retires.

Wilson Daily Times, 13 January 1972.

Albert Harris began working for Wilson Daily Times in 1939. He retired in January 1972 and passed away four months later.


In the 1920 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: farm tenant Champan Barnes, 65, widower; daughter Effie Dora Harris, 24, widow; and son[?] Albert Harris, 15.

On 5 August 1939, Albert Harris, 35, of Wilson County, son of Daniel Harris and Effie Harris, married Sallie Dale, 29, of Wilson County, daughter of Josh Dale and Hattie Dale, in Nash County. Wilbert McCray applied for the license and acting as witness.

In 1942, Albert Harris registered for the World War II draft. Per his registration card, he was born 25 June 1903 in Stantonsburg, N.C.; lived at 304 East Walnut Street; his contact was Frank Applewhite, 306 East Walnut; and he worked for P.D. Gold Publishing Company.

In the 1950 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 304 Walnut, Albert Harris, 46; wife Sallie, 30; and son Sylvester, 2.

Albert Harris died 7 May 1972 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 5 June 1907 to Alfred Harris and Effie Barnes; was married to Sallie Dale; lived at 911 Mercer Street; and was a retired janitor. He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Stantonsburg, North Carolina.

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