Born in Mt. Sterling, KY, Prince Albert Sample, Jr. was one of the founders and organizers of the Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America, Inc. and he served as its comptroller. He was an investigator and welfare worker for the Pullman Co. in New York City at the Penn Terminal. He had also been president of the Jersey City NAACP Branch and a member of the Odd Fellows. Sample was assistant editor of the Wisconsin Advocate and special correspondent for the Evening Wisconsin. He was business manager and city editor of the Wisconsin Weekly Advocate. He was also a candidate for the New Jersey Legislature, and he was a WWI veteran.
“Sample, Prince A., Jr.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database.
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