William H. Harris was born in Winston-Salem, N.C. He is the holder of an AB degree in Economics, two master degrees and the Ph.D.
Bill was wounded in World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart.
He was formerly employed as a professor at Rutgers University. Bill served many years as an administrator in the Penn Wood School district.
Bill is a current member of the Mu Omega chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. where he has served as Basileus and chaired many committees. Bill is a sixty seven year member of the fraternity having been initiated in 1944.
Bill holds the distinction of being one of the founders of the Mu Omega Foundation of Delaware Valley, Inc. The Foundation honored Bill by naming him as Director Emeritus.