From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Harris, William H., Jr.

(born: 1903) 

William H. Harris, Jr. was born in Russellville, KY, the son of William and Hattie Harris. The family lived on West Bank Street in 1910, according to the U.S. Federal Census, and William Sr. was a minister at the Baptist Church. William Harris Jr. taught at Western Seminary in Kansas City and at Douglass High School in Webster Groves, MO, from 1928 to 1930. He served as director of the Community House in Moline, IL, 1930-1933, and was pastor at several churches in Missouri. He also served as director of foreign mission work in Missouri. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950.


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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America: an illustrated biographical directory of notable living persons of African descent in the United States (1950)

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